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.
Dear America, I stand at the center of your porch ready to knock
1 day 18 hours ago
“What makes me an American?” I ask in my prayers, This question, like skin comes with multiple layers,
3 days 14 hours ago
We will rise from the ashes of the innocent slain Those guilty have no remorse for the one's who cry in pain
5 days 20 hours ago
Some people of this Country elected a bigot to lead
5 days 20 hours ago
A dangerous people, a dividing nation A world full of hate A FUTURE to believe in becasue America is great?
5 days 20 hours ago