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“I, Too, Am the US” is a literary assertion in poetry which inspires an array of feelings whereas instructing the reader on years of black historical past. feelings come to mind as we're taught and reminded in brilliant poetic phrases the historical past of a humans. and during the phrases we research extra approximately background and non-history makers, significant and small, and the folk who've made us and Leonard A. Slade, Jr., who we're and feature helped to form the United States. Interspersed in the paintings are person poems paying tribute to people who have or may need performed roles in Leonard A. Slade, Jr.’s maturation into one in every of present America’s major poets. He wrestles with issues bringing readability and succinctness to a heritage which makes it extra comprehensible as though it was once an anthology. Slade has rung the bell with this quantity of poetry.

— Raymond M. Burse
Former Rhodes Scholar
Oxford college in England

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