How does Langston Hughes treat the idea of racism in America in his poetry?

How does Langston Hughes treat the idea of racism in America in his poetry? How does Wright treat the idea of racism in his short story? How would you describe the overall tone of their work? Do you see hope, despair, anger, or something else? What are they trying to accomplish with their work, and are they successful? Why or why not? Be sure to quote, cite, and reference from the text(s) using appropriate APA format. Your post must be at least 250 words

 

Langston Hughes

  • “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”
  • “Mother to Son”
  • “I, Too”

Richard Wright

  • “The Man Who Was Almost A Man”