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Langston Hughes and Africa

   

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Hughes set out to do what few, regardless of race, creed, or color,

have succeeded in doing, a body of work that has given us a rich,

varied, and often vivid picture of the tops of a lot of things about

Negroes and Negro life in America; rather little … Read the rest

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Langston Hughes Life and Works Articles

Langston Hughes Life and Works

   

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Much of his work celebrated the beauty and dignity and Humanity

of black Americans. Unlike other writers Hughes basked in the  glow of

the obviously  high regard of his primary audience, African Americans.

 

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Weary Blues (1926) / The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes  /  Read the rest

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Langston Hughes Bio Articles

Langston Hughes Bio

   

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Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg, and Walt Whitman were

Hughes  primary literary influences. He is known for his insightful, colorful

portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties.

 

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Martin Luther King Speaks in Baltimore 1958 Articles

Martin Luther King Speaks in Baltimore 1958

   

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I never will forget the experience that came to all of us on that night,

that the old nation was to pass away and a new nation to come

into being. I remember as we stood out there where hundreds and

thousands of people assembled, waiting for the old … Read the rest

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A History of the Black Press  Articles

A History of the Black Press 

   

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This book also takes a quick look—but only in two short chapters—at the history of

advertising in this press and the roles played by African-American magazines (which

is included in a chapter that also looks at radio and television). It is, without a doubt,

the best, most comprehensive history … Read the rest

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History and Spirituality

   

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What we learn from Mr. Joseph is that the Black Power revolution was painful, stressful, traumatic,

suicidal, homicidal, but often liberating, such as the 1972 convention and Congress of African People.

Just meeting together was a victory.

 

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History, Intellectual Responsibility, &  Struggle Articles

History, Intellectual Responsibility, &  Struggle

   

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each of us has to make this a better world through service . . . and only you can determine what

kind of service you can provide.  Yes, as a very privileged young man, you have

a responsibility, because “to whom much is given, much is expected,”

 

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A History of Africana Women Africa

A History of Africana Women

   

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 women’s roles in nation-building have largely remained blank pages of  history;

hence, this essay  fills in the blank pages with a reconstructed account of 

women’s contributions by recourse to oral traditions, personal interviews,

eye witness accounts and documentary records.  

 

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The History of White People

   

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Her commodious history of an idea accommodates Caesar;

Saint Patrick, history’s most famous British slave of the early

medieval period; Madame de Staël; and Emerson, the philosopher

king of American white race theory. Painter (Sojourner Truth)

 reviews the diverse cast in their intellectual milieus, linking t

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History to Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry Africa

History to Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry

   

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 Over the years I have known Ukali, he has been a consistent advocate for justice and equality for African people

everywhere. In this book, History to Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry, Ukali chronicles his lifetime experiences

in America and Africa, and pays homage to our ancestors Langston Hughes, Marcus … Read the rest

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