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Hughes, Langston locked

1902–1967 African American writer known especially for his poetry and for his use of African American vernacular English, black cultural references, and black musical rhythms in his writing.

Hughes, Langston locked

1902–1967 African American writer known especially for his poetry and for his use of African American vernacular English, black cultural references, and black musical rhythms in his writing.
  • Lisa Clayton Robinson

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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