James Weldon Johnson
To America
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"To America" by James Weldon Johnson is a powerful and introspective poem that reflects on the complex relationship between African Americans and their homeland. With resounding clarity, Johnson declares, "I am the darker brother." Through evocative imagery and poignant verses, the poem encapsulates the struggle for equality and belonging faced by African Americans throughout history. "To America" is a heartfelt plea for recognition, unity, and the realization of America's promise as a land of freedom and equality for all its citizens.

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