17 Oct HAPPY TUEDAY! OCT 17TH, BLACK POETRY DAY!
HAPPY BLACK POETRY DAY! Black Poetry Day on October 17th honors past and present black poets (Melanated Poets). The day also commemorates the birth of the first published black poet in the United States. Jupiter Hammon was born in Long Island, New York, on October 17th, 1711.
I honor RButterfly Vaughns today all poets on my friend list today.
If you know any black poets, please tag them here a simple way to say thank you.
Thank you Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and Terrance Hayes , we also have Black Poet LaureatesRobert Hayden was the first Black Poet Laureate, Rita Dove, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Tracy K. Smith.
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