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Zaraea

Zaraea

The book that I am reading is called “What Are We Fighting For” and I am going to write a poem from the book. This story is trying to say that when white people died in World War 2 they were celebrated and when black people dide the didn’t celebrate.

The Colour Of  Your Skin.

You would have thought that in a war

The colour of your skin would make no difference

But in the great war only white American soldiers

Were allowed to die in glory

The Harlem Hellfighters

So brave they would have faced the devil himself

Won the Croix de  Guerre

But returned  to America to find their deeds  of heroism ignored

Today you might find this story hard to believe.