Bayard Rustin

While Bayard Rustin is well known to many, it should be the case that his name can be called up as easily as that of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Langston Hughes

It was only appropriate that I kick off this month of posts about black Americans with a post about the founder of Black History Month, Carter G. Woodson. Most of the people I will write about this month will not be household names, especially among white people. But, the subject of my second post is well-known black American poet Langston Hughes, who I chose for personal reasons.

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