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James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue" which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue".

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The dream keeper 235 ViewsRate it:
Dream Boogie 197 ViewsRate it:
I Continue To Dream 175 ViewsRate it:
For Selma 156 ViewsRate it:
Cycle 151 ViewsRate it:
I, Too 141 ViewsRate it:
Trumpet Player 102 ViewsRate it:
Feet o' Jesus 91 ViewsRate it:
Lincoln Monument: Washington 68 ViewsRate it:
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