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.
I learned a long time ago  That the night only brings fear 
1 day 1 hour ago
I exist outside the Binary, And for that I am not free. I do not fit in your view,
3 days 6 hours ago
Banana Imagine yourself as a banana Growing up knowing your only purpose
6 days 21 hours ago
Eye-seeking Melanoid Adonte’ Dunn I am an antonym of democracy,
1 week 1 hour ago
We weren’t always the “land of the free,” and this is why..
1 week 1 day ago