Quote of the Week
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”
Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s in a number of American cities, particularly Harlem. A major poet, Hughes also wrote novels, short stories, essays, and plays. He sought to honestly portray the joys and hardships of working-class black lives, avoiding both sentimental idealization and negative stereotypes.