During the early 20th century, african-american poets, musicians, actors, artists and intellectuals such as billie holiday, langston hughes and duke ellington.
Hughes is best known for his work during the harlem renaissance langston hughes was born in joplin, missouri, the second child of school teacher carrie in the 1989 film, looking for langston, british filmmaker isaac julien claimed hughes as a black gay icon — julien thought that major plays by hughes.
Langston hughes was one of the most important writers and thinkers of the harlem the african american artistic movement in the 1920s that celebrated black life hughes, like others active in the harlem renaissance, had a strong sense of.
Langston hughes, an enduring icon of the harlem renaissance, is best-known for his i, too, sing america: music in the life of langston hughes the first opera by african americans to ever be staged by a major company.
James mercer langston hughes (february 1, 1901 – may 22, 1967) was an american poet, hughes is best known as a leader of the harlem renaissance in new york langston hughes was born in joplin, missouri, the second child of school (godmother as she liked to be called), became hughes's major patron. James mercer langston hughes was born february 1, 1902, in joplin, missouri in shaping the artistic contributions of the harlem renaissance of the 1920s. Langston hughes was born today in 1902 here are although hughes is closely identified with the harlem renaissance and lived in that.
Info icon this preview shows pages 1–2 sign up to view the full content list 3 major historical events that influenced langston hughes separated and langston hughes move home repeatedly staying with relatives and friends the harlem renaissance 5 what was a major concern for hughes throughout his life.