James Mercer Langston Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes was also one of the original originators of the jazz poetry art form. Since his death, he has been honored with awards and memorials in his honor. His work is studied in school and colleges around the world keeping his words and legacy alive. Read more about the life of Langston Hughes below.

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