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  1. Langston Hughes 1902 - 1967

  2. Born in Joplin, Missouri • Raised by his grandma until he was 13 • Moved in with his mother and attended high school in Cleveland

  3. Attended Columbia University (New York) for one year • His father wanted him to be an engineer

  4. Held a variety of jobs: cook, launderer, & busboy • Traveled to Europe and Africa working on freighters • Finished college at Lincoln University (PA) • Settled in Harlem, New York • Wrote mostly poetry and short stories

  5. Was a key player in the Harlem Renaissance • Movement in the 20’s which promoted African American culture • Literary, musical, theatrical, and visual arts achievements • Died in 1967 of cancer