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.
When I first thought of writing this poem  I couldn’t think of the right words   
6 days 14 hours ago
From China To Some U.S. States ... And CLEARLY NOW ... In The UK ...
1 week 3 days ago
Rise UP Rise up I say, why you gotcha ya head bowed
1 week 3 days ago
Here upon this old woven chair She sits in the land of the inbetween Perched under a wooden sign post
1 week 5 days ago
Immigrants THIS And Immigrants THAT ... !!! All This Government Talk's Helping Hatred SOAR ... !!!!!
3 weeks 1 day ago