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    • LANGSTON HUGHES
    • Early Years
      Born: Joplin Missouri 1902
      Parents separated
      Early childhood spent in Lawrence Kansas with maternal grandmother
      Attended Central High School in Cleveland Ohio
      Columbia University – 1 year
    • Travel
      Bad relationship with father.
      Worked in Paris and Washington D.C.
      Traveled abroad on a freight and shipped out as a merchant seaman.
      Attended Lincoln University
      Was supported by patrons in NYC
    • Great Depression & Politics
      Great Depression
      Visit to Soviet Union
      Communism
      Spanish Civil War
      Senator Joseph McCarthy
      FBI Security Risk
    • Poetry
      Stanza forms
      “Low-Down folks”
      Write about what you know
      Renaissance Man
      The Weary Blues
    • Plays and Music
      Poetry Accompanying Music
      Henry “Red” Allen Band
      First Play - Mule Bone
      Harlem Suitcase Theatre
    • Recognition & Honors
      Honorary Literature Degree
      Honorary Doctorate
      Guggenheim Fellowship 1935
      Spingarn Medal
      NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission
    • Death
      Harlem Home Landmark
      Died May 22, 1967