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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Tashay Graves, a sophmore family and consumer science major and Malachi McNutt, a senior sociology major put together an impromptu poem titled “Im Hungry” for the Langston Hughes Poetry Slam in the Lumpkin Auditorium. The event was one of many scheduled events put together for African American Heritage Month.

Students share poetry inspired by Langston Hughes

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter February 15, 2017

Inspired by poet Langston Hughes, people shared poetry and songs Wednesday night for African-American Heritage Month. Hughes is known for being among the first to use jazz rhythms and dialect to depict...

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