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FOR MY PEOPLE. Poem and presentation by Laetitia Dossou. For my people from the sand dunes of the Sahara to the Cape of Good Hope; For my people from the coast of Senegal to the Horn of Africa; For my people who were enslaved for centuries;. For my people who toiled under the scorching sun;

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Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

FOR MY PEOPLE

Poem and presentation by Laetitia Dossou


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For my people from the sand dunes of the Sahara to the Cape of Good Hope;

For my people from the coast of Senegal to the Horn of Africa;

For my people who were enslaved for centuries;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For my people who toiled under the scorching sun; of Good Hope;

For my people whose knees were humbly bent;

For my people whose feet are cracked and hands rough;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For my people who endured cruelty; of Good Hope;

For my people who paraded naked with whip marks on their bodies;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For the of Good Hope;women who bore the fruits of their wombs in darkness;

For the men shackled and tied down as the phantom of our past mocked us;

For the boys and girls who were denied life and died brutally;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For my people who were deceived; of Good Hope;

For my people trying to create their own dreams;

For my people suffering to find themselves in this harsh world;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

For my brothers and sisters of generations past, present, and future;

For my people so close to their dreams yet so far away;


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

May we rise! and future;

May a new page be turned in our history!

May we stand united

and may our generation be a peaceful, forgiving one!

May this resound in our ears!


Poem and presentation by laetitia dossou

This is for and future;my people.


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