Parent Guide > Langston Hughes' hidden influence on MLK
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This week in class, we’re reading "Langston Hughes' hidden influence on MLK" by Jason Miller.
In the informational text "Langston Hughes' hidden influence on MLK," Jason Miller discusses how Langston Hughes' poetry likely influenced Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Social Change & Revolution as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How do people create change?"
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- What was "Langston Hughes' hidden influence on MLK" about?
- What did you learn about Social Change & Revolution?
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