Day: February 26, 2016

Reflections: Keeping Black History Alive

February 26 / 16  Hello! February is winding down and it’s time to reflect. I’ve decided to this with poems. Poems always reflect what the poet is saying. They are writing from a place of experience, a place of pure emotions and letting the reader know their story. I think I’ve said this before, this generation and the next generation need to know what our ancestors went through for us. How we are able to vote, to speak, to get the best education, the jobs…..we have our ancestors to thank for that and I want future generations to see that as well. Here a few poems to reflect on Black History….enjoy your Friday and be blessed.   On Liberty and Slavery BY GEORGE MOSES HORTON Alas! and am I born for this,    To wear this slavish chain? Deprived of all created bliss,    Through hardship, toil and pain! How long have I in bondage lain,    And languished to be free! Alas! and must I still complain—    Deprived of liberty. Oh, Heaven! and is there no relief …