Princeton conference celebrates Langston Hughes, poet and ‘champion of black America’

During a conference Nov. 10-11 at Princeton University, scholars, students, poets and fans from across the country celebrated the life and legacy of Langston Hughes to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The conference, which drew around 250 registered attendees, was hosted by the Department of African American Studies, with additional support from departments and programs across campus.

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