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A Nation Divided in Two

A Nation Divided in Two

With the decision of the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri, many people decided to take their emotions to the streets in the Black Community.  104 more words

Phillis Wheatley: 1753(?)-1784

Phillis Wheatley was the birth-mother of African American literature. The first of her kind, she stood out in the 1700s as a Black female poet enslaved by a rich Bostonian merchant and his wife (Mr.  358 more words

African-american Poets

Walker Publishing L.L.C

Hello everyone, as you already know my recent novel God’s Rain: Poetry of Love, Life, and Family recently went to number one on Amazon’s Bestsellers List for Poetry in Large Prints, and number 12 in African-American Poetry. 79 more words

Startling Poetry: The Black Unicorn

The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde

The black unicorn is greedy.
The black unicorn is impatient.
The black unicorn was mistaken
for a shadow or symbol… 46 more words