Langston was born on Feb.1,1902 in joplin,Missouri.he was the only child in his family.The time he was born was the time of the segeragation.
The Harlem Renaissance
soon after langston was born his parents divorced and,at the age of 8 langston was sent to live with his grandma in Lawrence ,Kansas and his mother searched for a job .
Grandma took Langston to a place where Booker T. Washington said one of his poems and after that Langston was inspired to write poems himself.
The harlem renaissance was a group of African-Americans artists, which Langston was in.this group was located in N.Y.C (New york city). The harlem renaissance was a group for poetry, prose, plays art work and the celebration of the African-american experience.
Langston ,then for the rest of his life continued to write poems,short stories and plays. He became famous for it.
The day has come for Langston to leave. Langston had cancer and died in N.Y.C on May,22,1967. But eventhough he was dead he was very famous and know for his poems.
Langston Hughes died of cancer. He lived 1902-1967