Langston Hughes

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An illustration that depicts Langston Hughes' quote "I, too, am America."
Illustration by Scotty Russell | Perspective-Collective

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This quote is the final line of the poem "I, Too" by Langston Hughes (1902–1967), an African-American poet, novelist and playwright. The speaker in the poem envisions the end of racial oppression, confident that—one day—he will be recognized as the strong, beautiful person he is.