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Who Shall Speak for Him?

Children, the days of life
are as seeds to be planted
wisely; in truth and in deed.

There will be no glory for
the young one slain, hearing… 45 more words

Malcolm Jarell

Vile

should you speak of me in hate,
i hope your tongue
snakes around your neck
biting you
so you can feel the wrath of wrongful words. 69 more words

Poetry

3 Awesomely Dressed Writers

When reading a book, you as a reader tend to only think of the characters. You look into every detail, such as what color their eyes are, what they’re wearing, or a much more significant detail, such as what they’re actions are conveying about how they’re feeling. 444 more words

African American Authors

Decay #3

these fields and hills
were beyond recall:
basket-full o’ heritage
our tin cups ran over.

these fields and hills were once recalled —
as ones ruled with pride… 56 more words

Poetry

LIttle Known Black History Fact: Naomi Long Madgett

https://ioneblackamericaweb.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/070615lkbhf.mp3

Naomi Long Madgett, a former educator and poet laureate for the city of Detroit has given voice to several African-American poets by way of her publishing company and has left a mark in the Motor City in other ways as well. 278 more words

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LIttle Known Black History Fact: Naomi Long Madgett

https://ioneblackamericaweb.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/070615lkbhf.mp3

Naomi Long Madgett, a former educator and poet laureate for the city of Detroit has given voice to several African-American poets by way of her publishing company and has left a mark in the Motor City in other ways as well. 278 more words

Tom Joyner

LIttle Known Black History Fact: Naomi Long Madgett

Naomi Long Madgett, a former educator and poet laureate for the city of Detroit has given voice to several African-American poets by way of her publishing company and has left a mark in the Motor City in other ways as well. 263 more words

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