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Poem in memory of harry moore: “ballad of harry moore” by langston hughes on the evening of dec 25, 1951 civil rights activists and school teachers harry t moore and harriette moore were at home in mims, fla when a bomb, set under the bedroom, shattered their house. Langston hughes' drafts of ballad of booker t: exploring the creative process of original drafts and edits that langston hughes made to the poem ballad of. The collected poems of langston hughes, editor arlond rampersad and associate editor david roessel alfred a knopf, new york, 1995, pages 588-590 from the book: those left out - famous people left out of the history books, delaura junior high school, multicultural research project, satellite beach, florida, december 25, 1995. The ballad of the landlord by langston hughes the ballad of the landlord by langston hughes landlord, landlord, my roof has sprung a leak.
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