Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

"Who Can Be Born Black"

No description
by

Nikki Roberts

on 19 February 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of "Who Can Be Born Black"

"Who Can Be Born Black"
By: Mari Evans

Stanza 1
"Who
can be born black
and not
sing
the wonder of it
the joy
the
challenge"
Stanza 2
"And/to come together
in the coming togetherness
vibrating with the fires of pure knowing
reeling with power
ringing with the sound above sound
above sound
to explode/in the majesty of our oneness
our comingtogetherness
in a comingtogetherness"
Stanza 3
"Who
can be born
black
and not exult!"
What does the author mean when she writes this first stanza?

What is the tone?

How does this part of the poem celebrate the values of heritage?
What does the author mean when she writes this last stanza?

What is the tone?

What does the author mean when she writes "exult!"?
What does the author mean when she writes this middle stanza?

What is the tone?

What does the author mean when she writes "togetherness" and "comingtogetherness"?
Full transcript