Black History Month: Langston Hughes

REEL INK | WRITERS | LANGSTON HUGHES

“There are words like FREEDOM, sweet and wonderful to say. On my heartstrings freedom sings all day every day. There are words like LIBERTY, that almost make me cry. If you had known what I know, you would know why.” ~ Langston Hughes, “Words like Freedom”

Happy 111th birthday to the legendary American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright and columnist James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967).

Share Your Thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s