Similarities Between I Too Sing America And Langston Hughes

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The poems that we have read in class all have different meanings, but they can be very similar in ways as well. Langston Hughes was a big deal during the civil rights movement and his poem spoke to Americans about equality. I, Too, Sing America talks about the how black men are also Americans and should be treated like they are equal to the white man. Maya Angelou spoke more to women and blacks about equality as well. In Still I Rise, she talks about no matter how much people try to put someone else down, they should not let it bother them. During this period, both of these writers had a big impact on Americans and on the black community to make a difference. I, Too, Sing America, explains how black were treated like they were not human and
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