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Bontemps, Arna

  Born on October 13, 1902 in Louisiana, Arna Bontemps grew up and was educated in California. Upon graduating from college he accepted a teaching position in New York City, where he became friends with several other writers and educators, including Langston Hughes. Bontemps would become, along with Hughes, one of the influential artists of […]


Hughes, Langston

Born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1, 1902, Langston Hughes was an astoundingly prolific poet and writer, well-known today for being a part of the Harlem Renaissance and a premiere contributor to the American literary heritage. He wrote sixteen books of poems, two novels, three collections of short stories, four volumes of “editorial” and “documentary” […]