JAMES LANGSTON HUGHES - 452 Words
James Langston Hughes
Born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. Langston Hughes wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short stories, plays, children's poetry, musicals, operas, and autobiographies. Langston Hughes wrote from 1926 to 1967. He won 9 awards from 1943 – 2002. He was known for his insightful, colourful portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties. He was the first African American to support himself as a writer, and he wrote from his...
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