Lessons: This poem highlights the critical social realities African American's face daily. I wanted to be the voice for many people who feel like they are not and will never he heard.
Our Dream: This poem signifies the stereotypes labeled to African Americans. I wanted to embrace that aspect by creating a relevant and relatable component which is why I decided to use the phrase "I have a dream" from the late, the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Wilson, Chelsie B.
"Lessons; Our Dream,"
Journal of Multicultural Affairs: Vol. 3
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jma/vol3/iss1/5