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.
My skin is brown It is not white, nor black but a mix of the two, Desireable by both races.
5 days 21 hours ago
Why cry now when you can cry later!  Pain, pain a figure of our imagination.
1 week 1 day ago
The Dead killed Pigpen the doctor killed Janis the girls killed Hendrix Jim Morrison was a big boy
1 week 2 days ago
"He's not like me. We were born in the same country, we moved to the same place. We live in very similar ways,
1 week 4 days ago
The washerwoman turns to me and asks,“Did you hear about Damalis?”Our
1 week 5 days ago