Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes
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  • A Writer is Born
  • Langston Hughes Becomes Inspired
  • Booker T. Washington Motivates Langston Hughes
  • James Mercer Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902. His parents separated when he was very young. After that, he lived with his poor grandmother.
  • Langston Hughes Passes On
  • His grandma told him heroic stories about african-americans. This inspired him to make his life useful.
  • The Harlem Renessaince
  • His grandma also took him to see educator, Booker T. Washington. This may have influenced his writing also.
  • The Young Writer Becomes Class Poet
  • Langston Hughes died on May 22, 1967. He died of prostate cancer. His writings still effect people today.
  • He lived in Harlem, New York for some of his life. This may have influenced his writing style because he was living with blacks. Also, it may have made him write more about segregation.
  • Langston Hughes went to school. He went to a school only for blacks. There, he was elected class poet. This motivated him to write more.
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