Creation | James Weldon Johnson, Atlanta University 1894
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Creation | James Weldon Johnson, Atlanta University 1894

And God stepped out on space, And he looked around and said: I’m lonely– I’ll make me a world. And far as the eye of God could see Darkness covered everything, Blacker than a hundred midnights Down in a cypress swamp. Then God smiled, And the light broke, And the darkness rolled up on one … Continue reading

A Liberating Black People’s Prayer for Justice & Peace | Frances Cress Welsing, Howard University College of Medicine ’62
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A Liberating Black People’s Prayer for Justice & Peace | Frances Cress Welsing, Howard University College of Medicine ’62

  Thou who are Blacker                                                                                                     … Continue reading

Dream Variations | Langston Hughes, Lincoln University ’29
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Dream Variations | Langston Hughes, Lincoln University ’29

To fling my arms wide In some place of the sun, To whirl and to dance Till the white day is done. Then rest at cool evening Beneath a tall tree While night comes on gently, Dark like me- That is my dream! To fling my arms wide In the face of the sun, Dance! … Continue reading