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LiteraryRob: How oft this tantalizing blaze Has led me through deception's maze... George Moses Horton's poem "Slavery," published July 18, 1828, while he was enslaved in North Carolina --

jfoster58: Literary footnote: Published this day in 1828 the poem "Slavery" by George Moses Horton

jfoster58: "Is it because my skin is black, That thou should'st be so dull and slack, And scorn to set me free? Then let me hasten to the grave, The only refuge for the slave, Who mourns for liberty."--George Moses Horton

ForEverythingNC: On July 2, 1829, Raleigh printer Joseph Gales published George Moses Horton’s The Hope of Liberty, the first book by an African American in the South.

thpoole: “George Moses Horton: Slave Poet from North Carolina ...well known to students at the University of North Carolina for his poetic skills. By selling love poems to students for their sweethearts, Horton earned money to help purchase his freedom”

jstimmins: Add Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton to this list of resources for teaching slavery appropriately, found at Teaching Tolerance

ourchatham: “I can tell you right now there are no winners in this,” Pam Smith says. She calls for compromise and an embrace of changes. She proposes a statue of George Moses Horton, a black poet.

ourchatham: “I can tell you right now there are no winners in this,” Pam Smith says. She calls for compromise and embrace of changes. Wants a statue of George Moses Horton, a black poet.

CamillaDowns: December 8 2018: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton - Poet A wonderful story about a determined man in the...

CamillaDowns: Book Musings: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton - Poet

tarheel_kim: After a text talk, 4th graders create biography pyramids to capture George Moses Horton's challenges and triumphs....

Le_Dreamer: "But let each bitter have its sweet, No change of nature is in vain; 'Tis just alternate cold and heat, For time...

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