Langston Hughes: An Analysis

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’’Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you,or makes you happy.’’ This was a quote said brilliantly said by an anonymous speaker and a philosophy I live by everyday. This year at the black history month event I had to perform a speech by Langston Hughes. To be honest I was not thrilled to participate but, it’s against my standards to not agree to something dealing with performance because they count on me. This time however I let that person down. It was already hard enough being at a new school but performing in front of the whole school was definitely out of my comfort zone. I messed up, I really did. It was the most humiliating thing I’ve ever done. For days I couldn’t look people in the eyes.
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