why was langston hughes afraid the “dream” would be deferred?

why was langston hughes afraid the “dream” would be deferred?

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  1. Langston Hughes wrote The Dream because he wanted to express his feeling that African Americans in America were in a perpetual state of “The Dream deferred.” In the poem, Langston Hughes uses the metaphor of “The Dream” (a reference to Davis’ poem) to describe how African Americans in America were living.

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