Black First of the Day

African American Almanac
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Which poet could number President George Washington among her admirers and hers was the first first book of poetry published by an African American?

  • She was born in Gambia in 1753.
  • She was a slave in Massachusetts.
  • Some of her poems were published in London, England.
  • Her last poem was "Liberty and Peace."

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