langston hughes


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  • Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri. His mom and dad divorced when he was young.
  • Langston became known as the soul of the literary movement of African American writers, musicians,and artists.
  • Langston would often listen to his grandma tell stories. This gave him ideas for future poetry.
  • And so your great grandad.......
  • Langston Hughes wrote his first big poem while riding on a train to see his father.
  • Shortly after Langston traveled to Harlem, New York.His poems started to reflect the blues and jazz music culture.
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