April 18, 2022
George Moses Horton, the Black Bard of North Carolina
Happy National Poetry Month! For our centennial year, we are highlighting iconic publications from our past, including today’s excerpted poem taken from The Black Bard of North Carolina: George Moses Horton and His Poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman, which collects sixty-two of Horton’s poems. Enslaved from birth until the close of the Civil War, the self-taught Horton was the first… Continue Reading George Moses Horton, the Black Bard of North Carolina
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