I, Too Summary
Langston Hughes

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"I, Too" is an eighteen-line lyric poem by the Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes. The poem was originally published in a 1925 special edition of Survey Graphic titled Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro. It was then republished in his 1926 poetry collection The Weary Blues. The poem is about the determination of African Americans to gain equality in the United States, at the same time that it is a condemnation of segregation and poetic traditions which have excluded Black culture and art.

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