Friday, January 3, 2003

The Negro Mother Comments

Rating: 4.0
Children, I come back today
To tell you a story of the long dark way
That I had to climb, that I had to know
In order that the race might live and grow.

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COMMENTS
Asitha Anil 12 November 2020
Thanks for this poem I have choose it as my poem for recitation
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Mayyy 17 February 2021
Me too, my teacher recommended it to me and it's really good
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Aleatrice Carlos 29 October 2020
My Mother taught my Son this poem when he was 4 years old but thought it was called theBlack Mother
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DVJohnson 05 September 2020
So, astonishingly profound how long ago Langston Hughes crafted this poem referencing Negro mothers' pain of " 300 yrs" , and the words are so poignantly relevant today in 2020.
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Petrucci Taliaferro 14 June 2020
Emotion evoking as the date is different but the struggle is still the same 6/14/2020
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Danielle 11 April 2019
I remember. Remembering gives me air when I need a deep breath.
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GOTEEMMM 17 April 2019
lol all dislikes
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Marjorie 11 February 2019
The poem is beautiful and true. Dark children press onward
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Don Meehan 04 January 2019
I would like to say that I think this poem is beautiful and moving.
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Betty McDougle 03 December 2018
Lovely poem.So sad but true
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Rikilaye 14 March 2018
moving in many places and elicits a range of feelings in the sensitive reader. One thing I'll remember is the sacrifice and pride; the hope and promise of a better tomorrow that you paved the way for. It's a shame that the GOP can't relate to this and share the universal dream.
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K Williams 28 February 2018
I had to memorize and recite this poem when I was a 6th grader and I still know it. I was in sixth grade in 1961!
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anushka 15 February 2018
i want poem on dialogue
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Jerilean Amos 10 February 2018
Love this pome, this touches deep within my soul
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zoe pearl ikpe 31 January 2018
So good I recited this in school last year
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kade Iervolino 04 January 2018
wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow
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Johnny T Parker 15 November 2017
That was deeper than a flesh wound so respectfully spoken.
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Leilani Hardmon -White 30 November 2016
Very strong and powerfulfilling
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Denise Marshall 10 September 2016
Beautiful!
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Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek 23 July 2016
was the seed of the coming Free. I nourished the dream that nothing could smother Deep in my breast - the Negro mother. I had only hope then, but now through you, Dark ones of today, my dreams must come true: Yes Mom, Your dreams have at lastt came true. The master in the White House red your advice and worked towards it and did.
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Very touching, 'The Negro Mother' Well articulated by you Langston
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