The Question and Answer section for Langston Hughes: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Langston Hughes did? Please rephrase your question.
Hughes has a few lines with one word. Are you referring to the word "besides"? The speaker is adding that people will see how beautiful he is, a Negro American, and be ashamed for thinking that he is not an American.
While Langston Hughes's tone is softer than that of Malcolm X or the Black Panthers (not surprising, since Hughes lived in a different era), he has his own way of denouncing racism and depicting the oppression that African Americans...