We Wear the Mask
We Wear the Mask
by: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Categories: Poetry, Civil Rights
Originally Published in 1896 by: Literal
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Paul Laurence Dunbar was a freed slave from Kentucky, he excelled in school and became the first influential Black poet. In this poem he describes what lies behind the face that we show the world.
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    We Wear the Mask