Langston Hughes Quote: “I was a victim of a…”

I was a victim of a stereotype. There were only two of us Negro kids in the whole class, and our English teacher was always stressing the importance of rhythm in poetry. Well, everybody knows – except us – that all Negroes have rhythms, so they elected me class poet.

Langston Hughes


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Name: Langston Hughes
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: February 1, 1902
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