Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance poet, helped pave the way for African American writers to be heard in the 1900's with his first published book "The Weary Blues" which was published in 1926. This was yet another way that Modernist literature was creating a new atmosphere in American Society.

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Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance poet, helped pave the way for African American writers to be heard in the 1900's with his first published book "The Weary Blues" which was published in 1926. This was yet another way that Modernist literature was creating a new atmosphere in American Society.

An amazing piece of poetic genius from The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright © 1994 the Estate of Langston Hughes.

An amazing piece of poetic genius from The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright © 1994 the Estate of Langston Hughes.

Harlem (A dream deferred) a poem by Langston Hughes  ---one of my fav. plays A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry inspired by this amazing Hughes poem.

Harlem (A dream deferred) a poem by Langston Hughes ---one of my fav. plays A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry inspired by this amazing Hughes poem.

"My soul has grown deep like rivers." Langston Hughes

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This is an introductory SmartBoard compatible PDF that provides background information about the Harlem Renaissance and Langston Hughes.   This was...

Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance

This is an introductory SmartBoard compatible PDF that provides background information about the Harlem Renaissance and Langston Hughes. This was...

"I, Too" Poem Activities - This is a great poem by Langston Hughes to teach metaphor, symbolism, and the Harlem Renaissance, as well as a wonderful text for Black History Month. Pre-reading discussion and line-by-line graphic organizers make poetry analysis easy!

"I, Too" Poem Activities - This is a great poem by Langston Hughes to teach metaphor, symbolism, and the Harlem Renaissance, as well as a wonderful text for Black History Month. Pre-reading discussion and line-by-line graphic organizers make poetry analysis easy!

Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

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Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

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