Black History Spotlight: Phillis Wheatly-The First Black American To Publish A Book Of Poetry

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-AsareEarly LifePhillis Wheatley is believed to of been born in 1753, in West Africa, most likely in Senegal or Gambia. At around the age of 7 or 8, some historians say she was likely sold by a local African chief to a slave trader, who brought her to the British colony of […]

Black History Spotlight: Phillis Wheatly-The First Black American To Publish A Book Of Poetry

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