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   My heritage

My ancestry



Abolitionists exiled

Millions of murdered men

Ignorance growing



stereotypes racing

with the horses

that carry klansmen



Our nation falling



Emphasizing superficial wealth

Not knowledgeable progress



Harriet, Nat and Sojourner

set paths



Maya and Alice

directed with passionate

narratives

and stanzas



Martin and Malcolm

stood with equality



They achieved

We will overcome



Despite the racism

Despite the envy

Despite the criticism




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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