Langston Hughes (1902-1967). Playwright, novelist, and poet who due to his African American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920's.
Richmond Barthe Artwork | Richmond Barthé, 1901-1989 James Richmond Barthé was an African-American sculptor known for his many public works, including the Toussaint L’Ouverture Monument in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a sculpture of Rose McClendon for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.
Langston Hughes' born Feb. 1, 1902. "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode?"