Langston Hughes life by Jalen Simmons

Langston Hughes life by Jalen Simmons

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  • A Hero is Born
  • how Langston first like poetry 
  • Going on to High School 
  • Langston had a hard time growing up his parents spilt when he was at a young age his dad moved to mexico and his mom went out to find a job so Langston had to live with his grandmother they were poor and Langston grandmother told him stories about hero's and leaders in there family and Langston thought and said to him slef i can be like that one day.
  • Hughes leaves Columbia 
  • Langston stared to like poetry because he lived with his grandmother and she told him old stories aboit there family history and that filled Langston  imagination while in grammar school langston was elected class poet.
  • getting a job 
  • Langston had first attend Columbia University, then went to Lincoln University, then went to central high school and at that school he was the first black person in his school to graduated the teachers always by Langston side and they always gave him hope and always told him to try his est and to always do your best does not matter what you are doing they made him feel special for the first time in his life when he need somebody  by his side they were there no matter what happend.He 
  • Hughes gets disscovered 
  • Langston goes to Columbia University then leaves though Hughes loves the vibrant arts and social scene of Harlem he is disappointed  by the racial discrimination he encouters in college so he leaves for one year.
  • Hughes gets a job aboard the S.S Malone for six moths, travels by freighter to west Africa, Europe and he works briefly as a cook in Paris. 
  • Hughes moves to Washington D.C while bussing tables at the Wardman park hotel Hughes notices the poet Vachel Lindsay dining in the restaurant and slips some of his poems on Lindsay's on Lindsay's table puts the young poet in touch with the editors at Knopf 
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