#harlem renaissance

10 Extraordinary Langston Hughes Poems

Thinking back on my slog through the Los Angeles Unified School District, there were a very few realities that kept ...

New York City Teacher Banned from Teaching the Harlem Renaissance

Mercedes Liriano-Clark, an English teacher at Bronx’s M.S. 224, has been prevented from teaching about the Harlem Renaissance, NBC New York reported this morning. The reason her principal gave? Liriano-Clark isn’t a social studies teacher.

Old Timey Author Audio Recordings

Want to hear Tolkien recite elvish, Conan Doyle talk about Sherlock, or Langston Hughes read poetry to jazz music? Read. On.

Langston Hughes is Still Powerful on His 115th Birthday

Langston Hughes's birthday was yesterday. Here's why we should all still read him.

3 Books to Read Before You See THE GREAT GATSBY

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a story about alluring surfaces and rotted insides, about beautiful lies and ugly ...