Tag Archives: Langston Hughes

Updating Howard Zinn

Our Busboys and Poets Book Club meets monthly in the Howard Zinn Room at the BB&P restaurant in Hyattsville under a remarkable mural painted by BB&P owner Andy Shallal. The mural was inspired by Langston Hughes’ poem, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”. Four … Continue reading

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A Mallard On The Cuyahoga

For the past week or so, we’ve been visiting friends and relatives and touring my boyhood home in Rocky River, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. One day, we took a cruise boat from downtown past I. M. Pei’s stunning Rock & … Continue reading

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