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5 Poems by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Langston Hughes’ grand uncle, John Mercer Langston, was the first black congressman elected from Virginia in 1888. Born James Mercer Langston Hughes February 1, 1902, both of his parents were of mixed race. His mother Carrie (Caroline) Mercer Langston was a school teacher. His father, James Nathaniel Hughes, left the family when Langston was a child.
After his parents separated, Langston was raised by his maternal grandmother, Mary Patterson, in Lawrence,
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5 Poems by Langston Hughes

The 2011 Haitian presidential election of was full of surprises. Grammy Award-winning artist Pras Michel had convinced his good friend and well-known Haitian singer Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly to run for office, then he heard that another famous Haitian musician had thrown his hat into the ring — his former Fugees bandmate Wyclef Jean.
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Making Awareness a Priority for African Americans – Putting Prostate Cancer on the m.a.p.

Making Awareness a Priority for African-Americans – Putting Prostate Cancer on the M.A.P.Powered by NewsLook.com Producer : 3BL MediaRead more…

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