Langston Hughes

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  • Date of Birth

    Date of Birth
    Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missori. He was a famous African American poet, novelist, playwright, short stroy writer, and columnist.
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    Langston Hughes

  • Date of Death

    On May 22, 1967, Langston Hughes died in New York City at the age of 65.
  • Middle School Honor

    Middle School Honor
    In 1979, a middle school in Virginia was created and named after Langston Hughes.
  • Postage Stamp

    Postage Stamp
    On February 12, 2002, the post office added Langston Hughes' picture to the Black Heritage Series.