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Little Known Black History Fact: Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was a pioneering poet who captured the joys and pains of the African-American experience in her work. Ms. Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950, the first Black person to do so. 421 more words


Dear Black Woman

If you have already seen “Dear Black Woman” on YouTube, I hope that you’ve come to write back and share your story with me. 75 more words


Jupiter Hammon: 1711-1790/1806

Though not much is known of him, aside from being an educated slave from Long Island, New York, Jupiter Hammon knew his way around a pen. 263 more words

African-american Poets

Author Sets Release Date


Daniel L. Walker Announces the Release of God’s Rain: Poetry of Love, Life, and Family in Audio and eBook format

United States – 25 September 2014 – Daniel L. 328 more words


Phenomenal Woman

I felt like posting something that would inspire any woman that isn’t feeling at her best today! You are a woman you are awesome, beautiful, unique!!! 307 more words


Love Poems: They Will Make a Muse of You

they will use the word inspire
when they speak of what you do to them
you will make them want to be better men
better than the fathers… 127 more words


Love Poems: Ghost Man of Him a Lay Us

Oh Mr. Renaissance Man
So full of talents and qualities
Wisdom beyond this age

You travel across seas to understand your artistry
You perform to heal… 183 more words