Langston Hughes Gets a Google Doodle For His Birthday

By Maryann Yin 

Google has created an animated Doodle to celebrate Langston Hughes’ 113th birthday. The image pays homage to the famed African-American writer’s poem “I Dream a World.” The video embedded above features music from the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.

In the past, Google has crafted Doodles in honor of Pride & Prejudice author Jane AustenWhere the Wild Things Are creator Maurice Sendakscience-fiction novelist Douglas Adams, and more. Here’s a video from Google headquarters spotlighting the artists behind the doodles. Which authors would you suggest as future Doodle subjects? (via The Independent)