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Written over a century ago, the beauty and importance of Langston Hughes’ words still resonate today. A key figure in the Harlem Renaissance, he focused on portraying the joys and hardships of Black lives in an honest, purposeful way. In this deluxe, 100th Anniversary Edition, Renee Watson delivers a foreword that welcomes readers and poets to celebrate the works of Mr. Hughes. Along with award-winning art from Benny Andrews and a curated collection of work by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, the goal of breathing new life into the Harlem Renaissance will be appreciated for generations.