Social Issues / Organizational Behavior
Autor: serritakarney 23 January 2012
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• Best known Am. Writer of 20th cent.
• Member of Harlem Ren. (1920’s)
• Help est. vital af am lit
• Viewed art and politics as inseperable
• Struggled to achieve racial and eco justice
• Born inJoplin, Missouri
• Exp. Racial & eco inequities from youth
• Father James Hughes -studied law -denied right to take bar exam bc of race -fled to mexico to further education
• Mother Carrie -refused to follow husband
• Little contact w. father
• Voracious reader
• Attended central HS in Clevland, OH -began writing poetry -met Carl Sandburg (chief influnence)
• 1920 went to live w. Dad in Mexico...