can anybody write summary of the poem "I too sing america"by langston huges.I am unable to get the summary  of the poem, can you help me please my dear frinds.

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This important poem by Hughes is in response to Whitman's "I Hear America Singing." It is in reference to the African American plight before the Civil Rights movement (circa the Harlem Renaissance.) African Americans also are part of the American landscape and experience. When Hughes says, "I am the darker brother" in the poem he means darker in skin, obviously, but also darker in experience. He may also mean the speaker of the poem is a darker skin black man in opposition with lighter skinned black persons. (An African American professor at Nova Southeastern University interpreted that line in this way.)

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