James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1901 —) was an American poet, novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Hughes was one of the writers. ProSeletters from Langston (University of California Press), 201 Selected Letters by Langston Hughes (Alfred A.) This style was characteristic of the Harlem Renaissance, a movement in which Langston Hughes was the leader. The official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, The Crisis, was the recipient that brought Langston Hughes' works to recognition.
American author Langston Hughes, a moving spirit in the 1920s art movement, often called the Harlem Renaissance, expressed the mind and spirit of most African Americans for nearly half a century. Langston's father, James Hughes, was so annoyed by racism toward African-Americans that he left his family and moved to Mexico. Langston later said that he had rhythm in his blood because, as everyone knows, all African Americans have a rhythm. James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1901 — May 22, 196) was an American poet, novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
When he was born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, 1902, James Mercer Langston Hughes didn't live long in Missouri.