Langston Hughs Life

Langston Hughs Life

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  • A Hero is Born
  • A Tough Start
  • Class Poet
  •   Langston Hughs was born on February 1, 1902 in Joplin, MO. He was born in the time of discrimination in the United States of America.  Soon in his life, he moves to his grandma's house after his parent separate. 
  • Influences in Life
  • His grandma always influenced Langston by telling him stories of his relatives fighting discrimination. He felt like he was getting drenched in family pride. He whole life was the influences by his grandma.
  • Hughes The Playwriter
  • In elementary school, he was elected class poet. He was sure happy!
  • Death
  • One of the best moments that Langston Hughes ad was to meet Booker T. Washington! 
  • Langston Hughes writes his first play, Mullato. Around this time he makes other great poems and stories.
  • Langston Hughes died on May 22, 1967. He died of cancer. He was considered as one of the best poets out there in the world. He is buried in front of the Arthur Schaumburg Center in New York City, New York. He was a HUGE part of the Harlem Renaissance 
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