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.
Watch and listen  You will find a breed A man, slave to that thing Alwayse on the prowl
1 week 20 hours ago
  A Christmas treat to the system A bombardment of truth under the missile-toe
1 week 1 day ago
From the fruit you came Hucklers and demi god's made kings and queens. Poetic justice will forever be ours ,
1 week 2 days ago
Memories are shadows I trace in silhouette.Face unwise, as my right eye glistens in the color of a purplette  
1 week 6 days ago
No one cries anymoreIt’s just not who we are anymore  
1 week 6 days ago