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Essay | Langston Hughes: Discrimination Against Colored Skin

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Langston Hughes: Discrimination Against Colored Skin

Summary: Essay discusses how Langston Hughes wrote about discriminatory relationships between black people and white people during his time.
"I guess being colored doesn't make me not like/ the same things other folks like who are other races." (Theme for English B 25-26) Just because someone's skin is a different color does not mean that they are any different as a person. Famous poet Langston Hughes (1902-1967) wrote many works of literature expressing the pain that white people have caused African-Americans. The relationships between African-Americans and whites in the United States were discriminatory because of different skin color.

"Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love." (Theme for English B 21) These are basic human needs that blacks were denied by whites. Hughes' attitude towards whites is very simple - he is respectful as long as they are respectful. "You are white-/ yet a part of me, as I am a part of you./ That's American." (Theme for English B 31-...

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