Read in February, 1st time. Langston Hughes Poems: "I, Too" , "Theme for English B" , "Freedom" , "Words like Freedom" , "Visitors to the Black Belt" , "The Weary Blues" , "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
This poem by Langston Hughes was his first poem, written in 1927. Hughes' poem represents the emergence of culture in the 1920s - especially from blacks. This poem is also a symbol of how blacks began to gain respect, which eventually led into the civil rights movement in the 1960s.