Blood And Water: Illustrating Langston Hughes' 'Rivers'


NPR Books and Code Switch are winding down Black History Month in style: We've asked three of our favorite comic artists to illustrate something โ€” a person, a poem, a play, a book, a song โ€” that inspires them. Afua Richardson is an award-winning illustrator who's worked for Image, Marvel and DC Comics. She's chosen Langston Hughes' great poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."

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