The Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s and 30s featured a surge of powerful, progressive (both socially and politically) African-American artists such as the world had ever seen before. I believe we’re living through a similar time now. Langston Hughes is an example of this generation that changed America as we know it today. Here’s his great poem which is still relevant today several generations and getting close to 100 years ago. It shows us how very far we’ve come as a nation and how much work perfecting this here union we’ve got ahead of us.
Here’s Langston Hughes reading his own broken-hearted love song to America the Beautiful…
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