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Riehlife Poem for MLK’s life and death: “Democracy,” by Langston Hughes

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the great civil right’s leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Riehlife offers Langston Hughes’ poem “Democracy.” —JGR _________________________ Democracy by Langston Hughes Democracy will not come Today, this year Nor ever Through compromise and fear. I have as much right As the other fellow has To […]