I, Too, Sing America
by Langston Hughes
I, Too, Sing America Resources
A good bio, lots of poetry samples, and related stuff on the left sidebar.
Don't skip the cool audio intro. An amazing Hughes resource page (check out the first and last drafts of "Harlem" ("Dream Deferred") – very neat). Thanks to the library folks at Yale.
A biography of Hughes, plus lots of commentary on his poems.
Check out a clip from a documentary on Langston Hughes.
He calls it "I, Too"
Denzel Washington recites "I, Too, Sing America."
A photo of Langston Hughes in 1939.
Yep, you can get it on a shirt. But not the whole poem, unfortunately.
Read the Walt Whitman poem that likely inspired Hughes's "I, Too, Sing America."