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Langston Hughes and Chinua Achebe in Lagos, Nigeria July 1962.  Achebe is, among other things, the author of Things Fall Apart.

Why support the Langston Hughes Center at KU?

By giving to the Langston Hughes Center, you contribute to the continued development of African American academic activities, outreach, lectures, seminars and research programs at KU and throughout the region.
To support the Langston Hughes Center click on the link below and donate to AAAS (African and African-American Studies), designating the funds for the Langston Hughes Center.
Thank you for your support.
“If I ever hit for a dollar
gonna salt every dime away
in the Post Office for a rainy day.” -- Langston Hughes
(“Numbers,” 1949)



NEH Summer Instittute

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipient

The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury. See <​>

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