Langston Hughes

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American writer and social activist

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According to Wikipedia, James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the Negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue."

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Langston Hughes is most known for their academic work in the field of literature. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and communications.

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