MLK Celebration: The Black Man

The Black Man

by: Noelle Bethel

 

Black man: Malcolm X

Black man: Martin Luther King Jr.

Black man: Langston Hughes

Black man: Travon Martin

Black man: Tamir Rice

Black man: Eric Garner

 

Our Black men are strong, courageous, smart,

Intimidating?

Are they afraid of the black man?

Are they afraid of the pigment within?

 

These black men had a dream -MLKJ

These black men had a voice -M.X.

These black men wanted to get home -T.M.

These black men wanted to play -T.R.

These black men wanted to breathe -E.G.

 

These black men needed change

Embrace my words

Hear what I say

The black man lives yesterday and today.

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