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Slavery Black African American Poems

These Slavery Black African American poems are examples of Black African American poems about Slavery. These are the best examples of Black African American Slavery poems written by international poets.


Premium Member African Americans Celebrating Juneteenth
"AFRICAN AMERICANS CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH"

Juneteenth, Juneteenth, Juneteenth
What does it really mean?
Slavery ending news, delivered two years late
155 years to date, black people still have to wait

African...

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Categories: black african american,



Premium Member A Dreamy Democracy In Danger
his is not what we were taught in school
Fights, mayhems, police arrests and brutalities
In the soiled streets. Compatriots, it's never cool
To see so much blood...

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Categories: black african american, color,

Premium Member A Nation Of Cowards
(Dedicated to you, my Brothers and Sisters)

Powerful words,
Truthful words,
Honest words,
Brave words;
This is exactly what the Doctor orders,
For a Nation, who’s trying to fight the horrors
Of...

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Categories: america, black african american,

Premium Member TO ACUTE AWARENESS

Let us not wallow in a quixotic stupor;
Becoming their silly food-stamped serfs:-
Maudlin beings drained of all our vigor—
Doomed to old slave quarters berths.




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Categories: allegory, black african american,

Didnt Get The Memo
Public service announcements seem to not work any more.

The stress of our circumstances seem to confirm our righteousness.

We never listen to anybody but we listen...

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Categories: allah, black african american,



Premium Member i have been stoned
I have been stoned,
 born the wrong color.
driven from my native soil,
crushed like pigs on ships,
delivered into slavery.

and I was crushed when
Lincoln died, but freed...

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Categories: black african american, africa, america, black african

I remember the Land
I remember the land,  

I remember its people,  

They ways, the stupidity of 

Their mentality, I never came 

To heard of this term...

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Categories: black african american, adventure, allusion, anxiety, appreciation,

Rap
This is rap
                      ...

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Categories: black african american, funny,

Black in the Day
Thanks for making us tough, ever so rough

Black in the Day, Black in today
They still do us harm when caught unarmed
Still trying to hold us...

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Categories: black african american, change,

immigration
I once scout for fresh forages
out of my mother’s shoes
over the coast, on the other side
I wish, hoped, and heard of praises
Only in my heads,...

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Categories: black african american, 12th grade, africa, black

History Is A Wind Up Doll
we are puppets 
and
we are paintings of puppets past 
historic yet breathing 
living but not alive 

we are dancing upon your no mans land
and we...

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Categories: black african american, corruption,

Cotton Pickers Lament
Cotton Picker’s Lament


 
Feet burn soul blends with the earth, the heat, the picking season
Hands, hard calloused leather punctuated by picking scars
Drag that long sack...

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Categories: black african american, slavery,

Premium Member A Lesson in History: How to Subdue a People
A Lesson in History: How to Subdue a People

Be brazen in thievery and sweet-tongued deceit
To, of their lands and people, take receipt.
Merchandise their inhumane objectification,
And...

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Categories: black african american, hate,

I Sing of Thee
my country tis of thee
allow me to speak unapologetically
courageous and daring in my
dark brown discriminated skin
nine ether curls, i smirkishly grin
residing in country in a...

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Categories: black african american, freedom,

When you return
Sojourner to far-flung climes;

When you return,

Will you remember the evening songs

Chorused by chirping under the baobab tree?

Will you still remember the fame of the great...

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Categories: black african american, adventure, africa, black african