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Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the 1920s, a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance" because of the …

Literature

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was an American poet, novelist, and playwright whose African-American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance …

The Ways of White Folks

One of his best-known works, Hughes wrote <i>The Ways of White Folks</i> while living in Carmel, California. In it, he shares acrid and poignant stories of …

The Influence of Hurston’s Childhood on her Writing

By: Michaela Paris and Brenna McKee<p><i>“There is no agony like holding an untold story inside of you.” – Zora Neale Hurston</i><p>Zora’s Beginnings<p>• Hurston was …

Zora Neale Hurston's Hometown Legacy | The New York Times

Florence Hill and Bessie Dudley

Florence Mills

Performer Florence Mills captivated audiences during the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. She performed in shows like 'Shuffle Along,' 'Plantation …

Black History

Harlem Renaissance

Great Migration<p>The northern Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem was meant to be an upper-class white neighborhood in the 1880s, but rapid …

Nassar: Impossible to convey how sorry I am

Former doctor Larry Nassar speaks in court during his third criminal sentencing hearing in Michigan.

15 Chef Secrets to Making Restaurant-Quality Risotto

Ordering risotto out or making it at home often feels like a gamble: What if you (or the chef) hasn’t cooked the rice <i>just so,</i> so it’s crunchy or …