Overview: Hughes collected poems includes 868 of his works written over five decades.
What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:
Chris: “The most famous African American poet, bar none. Read some of his poems and reflect on where modern rap music got its voice.”
Ethan: “Langston Hughes’s work during the Harlem Renaissance captures the life of the period. I can’t help but hear the Blues and voices of an oppressed yet hopeful people in Hughes’s poems.”