Black history: a poem
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My entry for @goldenflame’s contest! My prompt is historical figures!

Black history: a poem

Martin Luther King fought for our rights.

Martin Luther King fought for our rights. Harriet Tubman saved slaves late at night.

Martin Luther King fought for our rights. Harriet Tubman saved slaves at night. The Loving’s let us love, no matter our race.

Martin Luther King fought for our rights. Harriet Tubman saved slaves at night. The Loving’s let us love, no matter our race. Mae Jemison brought melanin to space.

Kamala Harris spread black girl magic around our country.

Kamala Harris spread black girl magic around our country. Rosa Parks said “no” and dared to disagree.

Kamala Harris spread black girl magic around our country. Rosa Parks said “no” and dared to disagree. Mr. Obama showed people of color can do it, too.

Kamala Harris spread black girl magic around our country. Rosa Parks said “no” and dared to disagree. Mr. Obama showed people of color can do it, too. Amanda Gorman read her poetry to all at age twenty-two.

Stand tall like these figures of black history.

Stand tall like these figures of black history. So we can gain equality and call it a victory.

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List of historical figures mentioned in this and their role in history: -Martin Luther King: we should all know by now who he is. -Harriet Tubman: Ran the Underground Railroad, helped slaves escape. -The Lovings: An interracial couple who went to court, demanding that interracial marriage to be legal. -Mae Jemison: First black woman to go into space.

-Kamala Harris: Our first black, Asian, female Vice President,(I might have missed something in this). -Rosa Parks: Refused to give her seat on the bus to a white man. -Barrack Obama: First black president. -Amanda Gorman: A poet and activist. She read a poem at the inauguration of Biden.

Have an amazing day, Papayas!

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