I Am a Negro (1929)

no author; Pittsburgh Courier, February 9, 1929: I am a Negro Black like Ham, I’m told, But ‘neath the black skin that covers me Lies an unconquerable soul. I am a Negro, Once a slave, I sang and prayed [?] Tho’ ‘neath cursed lashes that scarred me I arose with a soul uncowered. I am […]