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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 I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me. 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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Quote Left Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Quote Right
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Quote Left I did not believe political directives could be successfully applied to creative writing . . . not to poetry or fiction, which to be valid had to express as truthfully as possible the individual emotions and reactions of the writer. 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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