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Langston Hughes ... There are no roses here

Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Monday, January 7th 2013 at 3:45PM

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Now I have the first edition of his short stories,... I especially love The Ways of White Folks and Cora Unashamed....
Althought it took me a long time to understand and appreciate his writing style... Now his books are very precious to me.... I never loan them out!!
Monday, January 7th 2013 at 4:20PM
Cynthia Merrill Artis
LOL! Although I do not have those writings, I know the feeling!
Monday, January 7th 2013 at 6:20PM
Reginald Culpepper
Langston is my favorite writer. Unfortunately, "There are no roses here" is still, very much true. Now, there are "Stand your ground laws", privatization of public schools and penal institutions. "They" still profit from our peoples' misery.
Wednesday, January 9th 2013 at 8:12PM
Viola Dunn-Thigpen
To all,

It sounds to me that all of you have some sort of a grab because our lives isnít what it should be am I right. Well then, what is our permanent solution if it is not sovereignty on a reasonable and fertile portion of this continent that we can call our very own country to pursuit life, liberty, happiness and prosperity in our own way? Is such a thought to big for you all to handle?

You all keep whining and complaining as our ancestors before us did. When are we going to stop this craziness?

Thursday, January 10th 2013 at 12:52PM
Harry Watley
We will stop the craziness .... when you stop your crazinessISM....

Harry in High School did you ready any of Langston Hughes's creative works? If you haven't... lets go to one of your crazy pages... and i'll let you put on your pj's and night light... and I'll read you one of short stories... ok.. what do you say about that?
Thursday, January 10th 2013 at 3:07PM
Cynthia Merrill Artis
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