This poem reminded me of Aibileen and of Deborah Spungen. Both women faced her own personal demons, but found strength within themselves to keep moving forward.

Langston Hughes - She, in the dark, found light brighter than many ever see. She within herself, found loveliness, through the soul's own mastery. And now the world receives from her dower: The message of the strength of inner power

Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes We see this happening every day in America and it is everyone's job to stop it.

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let the rain kiss you...let it sing you to sleep langston hughes I remember staying at Trinity College in Dublin and looking at the lit library, hearing the rain on the cobblestones and listening to the soft breathing of my child asleep.

Let the rain kiss you. Langston Hughes: "I remember staying at Trinity College in Dublin and looking at the lit library, hearing the rain on the cobblestones and listening to the soft breathing of my child asleep.

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."

Langston Hughes' poem is carved into the wall at the African American Museum on the National Mall. His words are a powerful reminder of what it was like to be black in America prior to the civil rights movement. How can you relate to this poem?

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