Fab First Fridays At The Schomburg For “Langston Hughes Birthday Edition” In Harlem

A special edition of First Fridays, the popular monthly social gathering, where we celebrated Langston Hughes’s 118th birthday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Continue Reading →

Langston Hughes With Kids At “Our Blocks Children Garden” In Harlem 1955

A source writes that author, poet and Harlemite, Langston the “Poet-Laureate of Harlem”  Hughes in the picture is taken on 20 East 127th Street at the “Our Blocks Children Garden,” comes from a book about Hughes’ life.

That Is My Dream! A Picture Book Of Langston Hughes’s “Dream Variation”

Langston Hughes‘s inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in [easyazon_link identifier=”0399550178″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Daniel Miyares[/easyazon_link]’s gorgeous artwork [easyazon_link Continue Reading →

Langston Hughes To E. Ethelred Brown At The Schomburg In Harlem (Audio)

On September 28, 1954, poet/playwright/activist Langston Hughes wrote to Ethelred Brown, the Jamaica-born founder of the Harlem Community Church, to inquire about his faith and the distinct beliefs his church Continue Reading →

The City College of New York Langston Hughes Festival Honors Ntozake Shange

Seminal poet, performance artist, playwright, and novelist Ntozake Shange is best known for her 1975 award winning theatre piece For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf.