Africa, African Americans, Africans, Poetry

Liberation

Liberation The torrents of my blood whistled along the banks of my cell During the night and the days more lonely than the night. The dams and walls held fast against the treacherous weight, Against the hammering; and there I was Beating my head in despair like a disturbed child. At a sign from my… Continue reading Liberation

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African Americans

Book of the Month: Before the Mayflower

  Before the Mayflower By Lerone Bennett Jr.   What is Africa to me: Copper sun or scarlet sea, Jungle star or jungle track, Strong bronzed men, or regal black Women from whose loins I sprang When the birds of Eden sang?                              Countee Cullen     (Click the link below to get pdf version)… Continue reading Book of the Month: Before the Mayflower