African Americans

by SistaTradea

African Americans came a long way since slavery

We canít forget Harriet Tubman for her bravery

She led the slaves through the Underground Railroad

 

Martin Luther King determined to end racism

Wanted everyone to be treated equally the same

But prejudiced white men took his life

To lose a great leader

What a shame

 

Shirley Chisholm was the first black congresswoman

Thurgood Marshall did antidiscrimination cases

in the United States

In 1967 the first African American

to sit on the Supreme Court

 

Donít judge a person by the color of their skin

But look at the person from within

Everybody is different

depending on the environment


African Americans by SistaTradea

© Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. No portion of this work may be duplicated or copied without the expressed written consent of the author.



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