Langston Hughes This week marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of African-American poet Langston Hughes. We hear a reading from one of Hughes's poems written during the period known as the Harlem Renaissance.
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This week marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of African-American poet Langston Hughes. We hear a reading from one of Hughes's poems written during the period known as the Harlem Renaissance.