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.
Be consistent in achieving your goal, Work like an unresting soul, Whether it is warm or cold, Be Bold!
3 days 16 hours ago
You are young yet determined. You were sent here to create better humanity.
1 week 4 days ago
It starts with a girl who gets raped & gives birth on her way to the land of opportunity
1 week 4 days ago
As i'm walking i can hear the clear water's existence When i get closer i see blood flowing from it in a distance.
2 weeks 3 hours ago
He vowed to always love her when she became his bride Unfortunately those words were empty promises made
2 weeks 2 days ago