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.
In the Flanders field The Poppies wilt They heard about The poor Australian guilt  
2 weeks 4 days ago
Listen To My Silence
  I speak in silence For actions speak louder than words they say
3 weeks 1 day ago
I don't know how to explain how I feel because when I don't feel clean I don't feel like I matter so all the words that you say to make y
1 month 4 days ago
Should I be ashamed to have two countries ingrained deep into my bones?
1 month 1 week ago
you ask whatś wrong, dont act like you don´t know that I belong, the door to my future you slammed shut,
2 months 5 days ago