Slam for Civil Rights

February is Black History Month and we want to hear from you. We want to hear your version of history in these poems, so tell us what historical figure has most inspired you, or what event you believe to be the most important in the Civil Rights movement. Be honest and creative.

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Submissions

WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
“It's budding" “Are you kidding?” “No. You are the father” “Why even bother?” “I won't say your name”
8 hours 1 min ago
My skin is like the ancient sands of Egypt  It tells stories of slave ships 
2 days 18 hours ago
Darkest art the days I have live, Painful are the thoughts I think
1 week 1 day ago
I can cry a waterfall. Hating people because of who they are.
1 week 3 days ago
What matters most, Is what deserves the boast. Not a color or race, Not an expression on a face.
1 week 5 days ago