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Langston Hughes Project and IU Southeast students celebrate poetry, jazz, social justice15th February 2016

By Steven Krolak It’s an epic song of social justice, born in struggle and swaddled in jazz. Langston Hughes, poet laureate of the Harlem Renaissance, was also on the board of directors of the Newport Jazz Festival when he wrote “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.” The year was 1960, in the heat of …

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