Claude McKay

(15 September 1889 – 22 May 1948 / Clarendon)

Enslaved


Oh when I think of my long-suffering race,
For weary centuries despised, oppressed,
Enslaved and lynched, denied a human place
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  • Rookie Lewis Colyar (5/10/2007 1:57:00 AM)

    We often hang our heads when things make us sad to painful to speak of. The voice in this poem speaks of a time when slavery happen to America. Happen to the African me.

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