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Vintage Hughes - Freedom Train Summary & Analysis

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Freedom Train Summary

The poet has heard news of a Freedom Train but questions at length whether this train will actually be free from the segregationist policies of Jim Crow laws.

Freedom Train Analysis

This poem poses a critique of those who pay lip service to equality but do not carry out their good intentions through institutions that are themselves anti-segregationist.

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