Nikky Finney, National Book Award-winning poet
Arnold Rampersad, author, The Life of Langston Hughes
Emery Wimbish, former dean, Langston Hughes Memorial Library at Lincoln University
The works of Langston Hughes reflect the lives and struggles of African Americans, and celebrate the richness of the culture. February 1, 2012 marked the 110th anniversary of the late poet, musician and playwright's birth.