New Langston Hughes stamp
SLP2002021202 -ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12, (UPI)-- Celebrating 25 years of Black Heritage, the United States Postal Service has unveiled the new Langston Hughes first class postage stamp in St. Louis, Mo., on Feb. 12, 2002. Hughes, known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties, was born in Joplin, Mo., in 1902. rw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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"The One and Only Ivan," written by Katherine Applegate, is the 2013 Newbery Medal winner, the American Library Association announced Monday in Seattle.
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The Classical Theatre of Harlem's adaptation of Langston Hughes' gospel song play, "Black Nativity," is set to open in New York.
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A Los Angeles librarian has left behind books, films and documents that are being called one of the finest collections of African-American memorabilia.
The California Senate has voted to require that historical contributions of homosexuals be taught in state schools and included in textbooks. Apparently the first legislation of its kind nationwide, the bill passed the state Senate 22-15 Thursday, with al
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2006 with 333 to follow.
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