Tag Archives: Immigrants

Migrant Tragedy

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Source: Noirfifre

Source: Noirfifre


They did what they had to,
so they cross over illegally.
Now the Mediterranean screams
their name, floating their souls.
If they did not have ambition, they
would not leave for a better life.
Yet death snatch them tragic,
mocking their will to love – to eat – to breathe.

Post 15: National Poetry Month

Poetry Form: Monody

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The Forgotten Legacy of the ‘white Christian republic’

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“Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act was signed into law we should not be patting ourselves on the back that a black man has been elected president or that a black woman has just been nominated for U.S. Attorney General. Were we truly living in a post-racial America these things would pass without comment, and these people would be judged solely on how they performed their jobs.”