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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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
The flames of injustice have been ignited Thousands of tears united The hearth is doused in gasoline
2 weeks 6 days ago
Home is the intersection of man and god --  the existing and the created --  the past and the future.  
3 weeks 1 day ago
The Tower lies in rapturous silence, The Margalite Palace ready themselves for wrath and ruin,
3 weeks 1 day ago
  Our voices have been stymied, choked off, obstructed
1 month 2 days ago
It's all too much, the billionaire presidents, the talk-show grifters, the constant battle for truth, 
1 month 3 days ago