Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967
They too are the earth The dying distant deaths Women battling centuries Maleficent slavery
Warning: Listening to these performances will empower you!
say “wepa” and a stranger becomes your hermano. say “dale” and a crowd becomes your family reunion.
Just because my tongue rolls in a different way that don't mean I'm dumb... Have you had the pleasure of dancing to the rhythm of the drums?'
Africa's relationship with the rest of the world is marked by silence
Like our last names were made of barbed wire, stripping the flesh of those trying to conquer the meanings in their mouths.
May our backs be unbent. Forever Africa.
All through the night, my dreams would be dreams of Africa