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Dear Black Child- Black Children are Worthy

Hey Black ChildDo you know who you areWho you really areDo you know you can beWhat you want to beIf you try to beWhat you can be Hey Black ChildDo you know where you are goingWhere you’re really goingDo you … Continue reading

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A poet or a traitor?

Countee Cullen is no doubt successful in achieving his goal of “to be read as a poet, not a Negro poet.” He utilizes imagery, understatement, and religious references effectively to achieve such goal. But many critics say that he is too … Continue reading

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