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(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

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Justice

That Justice is a blind goddess
Is a thing to which we black are wise:
Her bandage hides two festering sores
That once perhaps were eyes.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003


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  • Melita Charles (3/16/2008 9:50:00 AM)

    Powerful poem about a strong subject. Injustice is the only justice lots of black people know. Great Poem.

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  • Vanessa Goldsmith (3/6/2007 10:09:00 AM)

    This poem touched my soul in many places! Thank god for this deep brother.

  • Sherbetshaz 149 (8/20/2006 6:01:00 PM)

    Loved this poem. It made my day.

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