Today in 1902, American poet, social activist, novelist, and lyricist James Mercer Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri. On today’s “A Day in the Life,” we examine Hughes’s legacy as a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
A special thanks to guest contributor, Nate Marshall, for today’s “A Day in the Life.” Marshall is an award-winning poet, rapper, educator, and activist. Visit him online at natemarshallpoetry.com.
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