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Comprehensive information about Langston Hughes including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and newspaper columnist. He is noted as having been a creator of jazz poetry and as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, an African American cultural movement that occurred during the 1920s and 1930s. This educational Langston Hughes resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. Quote Right
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Quote Left I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me. Quote Right
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Quote Left I swear to the Lord I still can't see Why Democracy means Everybody but me. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. Quote Right
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Quote Left No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. Quote Right
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