Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I plan to post wonderful memories, facts and historical accounts related to Black History.

I start with remembering Langston Hughes who was born this day, February 1st, 1902.

I DREAM A WORLD

I dream a world where man

No other man will scorn,

Where love will bless the earth

And peace its paths adorn

I dream a world where all

Will know sweet freedom’s way,

Where greed no longer saps the soul

Nor avarice blights our day.

A world I dream where black or white,

Whatever race you be,

Will share the bounties of the earth

And every man is free,

Where wretchedness will hang its head

And joy, like a pearl,

Attends the needs of all mankind-

Of such I dream, my world!