On Thursday and Saturday, February 24th and 26th, 2022, the Langston Hughes story was told during Black History Month Play at the Mount Pleasant Christian Academy in Harlem, NY.
Lenox Avenue – also named Malcolm X Boulevard; both names are officially recognized – is the primary north-south route through Harlem, NY.
Join the annual family day at The Langston Hughes House where everyone is welcome. They are excited to be co-hosting with Uptown Grand Central and Save Harlem Now!
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 Blvd, New York, NY.
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.
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For the third straight year, Total Equity Now is proud to co-sponsor the Langston Hughes Festival at The City College of New York.
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 identifier=”0399550178″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]That Is My Dream[/easyazon_link]!
On Saturday nights in mid-century Harlem, the most raucous parties were frequently happening in private apartments, with admission between 25 and 50 cents.
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 kept for a series he was planning to write in the Chicago Defender.
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.
A group of artists and writers have met a fundraising goal to rent and preserve a Harlem brownstone that was the home of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.
The Harlem brownstone in which Harlem poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist Langston Hughes spent the last 20 years of his life is now empty, unoccupied and in disrepair. But that may change soon.
A wonderful Harlem collectible found on Amazon, a signed copy of Montage Of A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes in 1951 published by Henry Hall and Company, New York.
A one of a kind “Shakespeare in Harlem,” 1st edition hardcover book for someones book collection signed in 1945 by author Langston Hughes.