In October of  1901 H.M. Leaman, of Hagerstown Maryland, sent a poem to the Afro-American.  In this poem he discusses slavery, emancipation, racism, and the future of African Americans in the United States.  The following is H.M.  Leaman's thought provoking poem.
Racial Progression

Through the Eyes of the Baltimore Afro- American

Return to From Frederick to Thurgood

Prepared by Jonelle E. Cruse and Chantale J. Joseph, August 1998 

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