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How Langston Hughes Rejected White Poetry Norms And Pioneered A New Art Form

Langston Hughes pioneered jazz poetry and led the Harlem Renaissance.
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Langston Hughes' Harlem Home Is Officially For The People

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

Harlem artists and writers can finally call Langston Hughes’ home their own. The I, Too, Arts Collective, named for Hughes’ poem “I, Too,” held an opening event Wednesday evening at Hughes’ Harlem brownstone and invited the communit...

Langston Hughes: Google Celebrates 113th Birthday Of Poet, Activist With A Doodle

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Langston Hughes was a poet, fiction writer and activist who was greatly influenced by Harlem, jazz and African American life and art. Google celebrates the late Hughes’ 113th birthday with a Google Doodle. An animated caricature of ...

Black Writers Rally To Save Langston Hughes’ Home

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

The home occupied by one of the great leaders of the Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, still stands on 127th Street in Harlem today. Hughes used the top floor of the home as his workroom from 1947 to his death in 1967; it was lis...

‘I’m Interested in Poetry’ -- TateShots Conversation with Visual Artist Isaac Julien

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

'Isaac Julien, CBE, is an award winning filmmaker and installation artist. He rose to prominence with the 1989 film Looking for Langston, a poetic documentary and homage to Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes. His work has since...

Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz | A Multimedia Concert Performance of Langston Hughes' Poetry

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

from the Langston Hughes Project Jazz Montage: A Multimedia Concert Performance of Langston Hughes' Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes's kaleidosco...


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