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by Langston Hughes

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Hughes wrote songs too, and mighty "free" ones at that. (Source.)

Our man wrote a lot about the "American Dream" and whether or not it's been realized. (Source.)

Hughes was also mighty interested in Communism and did some traveling in the former Soviet Union. (Source.)

And of course the FBI had a file on Hughes because of his Communist interests. (Source.)

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