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Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, 1902.
* He was a poet, novelist, playwright, and columnist.
* He was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
* His work often dealt with the African American experience.
* He was a vocal advocate for civil rights.
* He won numerous awards for his work, including the NAACP's Spingarn Medal.
* He died in New York City on May 22, 1967.
* He is considered one of the most important writers of the 20th century.
* His work continues to inspire readers today.

So since I'm still here livin',I guess I will live on.I could've died for love--But for livin' I was born.

Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams,For if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged bird,That cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love.I like to work, read, learn, and understand life.

Langston Hughes

Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.

Langston Hughes

Oh, God of Dust and Rainbows,Help us to seeThat without the dust the rainbowWould not be.

Langston Hughes

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