Langston Hughes

Dreamstime
February 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
A Kansas screenwriter who co-wrote Spike Lee's latest film, the Oscar-nominated "BlacKkKlansman," is setting his sights on his next project: a documentary about poet Langston Hughes. Kevin Willmott, who is also a University of Kansas film professor, told the Lawrence Journal-World that he's looking...
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Dreamstime
August 18, 2018 - 9:33 pm
A professor in Kansas says that poet Langston Hughes may have been born a year earlier that what's on record. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Hughes is commonly thought to have been born in 1902, spending his childhood in Topeka and Lawrence. But Washburn University professor Eric McHenry...
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