This Must Not Be (1921)

Carita Owens Collins; Poems for Your Scrap Book, Chicago Defender, April 30, 1921 This must not be! The time is past when black men, Haggard sons of Ham, Shall tamely bow and weakly cringe In servile manner, full of shame. Lift up your heads! Be proud! Be brave! Though black, the same red blood Flows […]