Black History Month Essay

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Langston Hughes is a very famous and popular name in American literature. Langston Hughes was a poet, playwright, and columnist. Hughes was born in Joplin Missouri on February 1st 1902. Langston’s first and most popular piece of work “The Negro Speak of Rivers” was published in a very popular black journal, which allowed the everyday person to read his work. Langston Hughes was very well known in the Harlem Renaissance. Black History month started as a week to celebrate black history, called “Negro History Week”. A week to “ Honor and celebrate the contributions of Black Americans in the United States” (February 1) turned into a whole month called Black History Month. Black History Month is important in today 's education as kids know little
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