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.
the Eyes of the Baltimore Afro- American
Return to From Frederick to Thurgood
by Jonelle E. Cruse and Chantale J. Joseph, August 1998
Copyright December 04, 2001 Maryland State Archives