Compare and contrast Brooks poetry with selections by Langston Hughes

Compare and contrast Brooks poetry with selections by Langston Hughes.  Why do you suppose these two poets are frequently paired?

 

The book in which these readings come from is the Norton Anthology of African American Literature 3rd Edition. “The Vernacular Tradition: Part II”(pp. 3-11), “Hip-Hop” (pp. 35-38) “The Revolution Will Not be Televised”(pp. 38-40), “The Message” (pp. 40-43), “Realism, Naturalism, Modernism”(pp. 93-107), Richard Wright: (pp. 119-125),“The Ethics of Living Jim Crow”(pp. 132-140), From Black Boy(pp.141-156), Gwendolyn Brooks (pp. 324-325), “kitchenette building” (pp. 326), “the mother” (pp. 326-327), “a song in the front yard”(pp. 327), “We Real Cool” (pp. 337)