Sing I a song of Black freedom
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Sing I a song of Black freedom poems by I-awta Farika Birhan

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Published by Queen Omega Communications in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • African Americans -- Poetry.,
  • Blacks -- Poetry.

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Statementby Farika Fayola Berhane.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.I75427 S56 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3542823M
ISBN 100930130030
LC Control Number2001524053

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