Black Consciousness Poetry BCP

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'' Black Consciousness Poetry is a movement that was started by four young men who established themselves as

arts. Through the art of poetry they came to a realization that they need to raise awareness on the injustices that continue to plague their people.''

Black Consciousness Poetry stands for:
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Oceans Of Whiteness

Whiteness is the strongest
tides I'm swimming against,
so I peddling with all my mighty
only to drown, swallowing salty
sea waters, so I began speaking
through my nose, my native
tongue bent and twisted, I learnt to
mispronounce my name, my
clan name, myself.
You know when your soul dies
something empty is
born. Born-free I could be
anything I want, they taught
us, so I became the captain of my
relation Ships, sailing the white
oceans of 'you not like them' and
'You sure speak well'.
I had to be color blind to see
the ...

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