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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Langston Hughes

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James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance.

NOTABLE QUOTE

"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?... Or does it explode?"

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