Building Home’s Bridges

©2017 E. R. Smith All Rights Reserved

Portrait of an unidentified black man during the civil war. Courtesy of Jacobinmag.com

floated “home” in chains

chattel fought in Rebels’  war

slave sought equity

decades fought to be people

Selma bridge leads blacks to vote

Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Literally and figuratively bridged America’s gaps.

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