Phillis Wheatley: Crash Course Black American History #7

Jun 18, 2021

Despite all the hardship of being a Black person in Colonial America, some Black people were able to defy the harsh conditions and create art.

Today we’re learning about a teenager who attained literacy and wrote poems that reached a large slice of the population and helped changed the ways that white Colonists thought about Black people.

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