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February 19, 2016

“There is the nobleness of the human spirit…despite it all…

Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave

I am the hope and the dream of the slave.” Maya Angelou, “And Still I Rise

In 1926, Langston Hughes published a short essay in The Nation titled, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”.

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