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A Black Woman Speaks: Poems that challenge black men, the women that love them, the children they are responsible for. Bernice Simpson-Pleasant

A Black Woman Speaks: Poems that challenge black men, the women that love them, the children they are responsible for.

Bernice Simpson-Pleasant

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ISBN : 9780981899008
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70 pages
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Good poetry is written from the heart and mind of the writer. Bernices poetry comes from a heart that has felt pain, joy, sorrow and happiness. She uses her heartfelt experiences to challenge the entire Black family to be a better family. She callsMoreGood poetry is written from the heart and mind of the writer. Bernices poetry comes from a heart that has felt pain, joy, sorrow and happiness. She uses her heartfelt experiences to challenge the entire Black family to be a better family. She calls out those Black men who have abandoned their God-given responsibilities and she calls out the Black women that often serve as their enablers. But Bernice also uses her poetry to honor the Black men and women that have weathered the storms of life and sacrificed for the sake of their children and their communities.Something that you have been feeling, thinking, wanting to say to someone you love or something you have been needing to hear yourself will be found in this dynamic book, A BLACK WOMAN.As a wife, mother of two sons and school teacher, Bernice Simpson-Pleasant writes from her experiences. She knows firsthand how an unstable home life impacts children. She understands the importance of fathers in the lives of their children and she understands that the family unit is the most important institution in any community and the family must be strengthened.Its up to us to make this change and I know we can do it.