Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer

Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer Poems

1. Thanksgiving 1/3/2003
2. A Legal Mouse 4/15/2010
3. Misunderstood 4/15/2010
4. Must Be Freed 4/15/2010
5. The Southern Press 4/15/2010
6. The Crum Appointment 4/15/2010
7. The Door Of Hope 4/15/2010
8. The Negro Schools 4/15/2010
9. The Peonage System 4/15/2010
10. The Pharaohs Of Today 4/15/2010
11. The Southern Pulpit 4/15/2010
12. The Truth Suppressed 4/15/2010
13. The Voice Of The Negro 4/15/2010
14. Why Is It? 4/15/2010
15. Why Negroes Don'T Unite 4/15/2010
16. Loyalty To The Flag 4/15/2010
17. Retribution 4/15/2010
18. Immorality 4/15/2010
19. Birthday Wishes To A Physician 1/3/2003
20. Negro Heroines 4/15/2010
21. The Eutawville Lynching 4/15/2010
22. A Notable Dinner 4/15/2010
23. Emancipation Day 4/15/2010
24. Prejudice 4/15/2010
25. Injustice Of The Courts 4/15/2010
26. Lynching 1/3/2003
27. The Negro Ballot 4/15/2010
28. Jim Crow Cars 4/15/2010

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Jim Crow Cars

If within the cruel Southland you have chanced to take a ride,
You the Jim Crow cars have noticed, how they crush a Negro's pride,
How he pays a first class passage and a second class receives,
Gets the worst accommodations ev'ry friend of truth believes.

'Tis the rule that all conductors, in the service of the train,
Practice gross discriminations on the Negro—such is plain—
If a drunkard is a white man, at his mercy Negroes are,
Legalized humiliation is the Negro Jim Crow car.

'Tis a license given white men, they may go just where they please,
In the white ...

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A Legal Mouse

A lawyer had a legal mouse,
A naughty one they say,
That took possession of his house
And papers ev'ry day,

His books and records it would gnaw,
Without regard for loss,
Its disrespect and lack of awe
Just kept the owner cross.

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