An Afro-American Peace Prayer (1915)

Hiram H. Holland [Chicago, Ill.]; New York Age, March 18, 1915 Almighty God, from depths of dungeon dark And bare as blighted trees bereft of bark, We hear, beyond the borders of the dawn, The raging war cry of Thy mortal spawn. We, whom they boldly brand the “lesser breed,” Fit prey, ordained, for Pale-faced […]