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BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT:✊🏿🌍 DENMARK VESEY

Black History Spotlight:Denmark Vesey

Denmark Vesey

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare

Early Life

Denmark Vesey is believed to of been born in 1767 in St.Thomas,West Indies. He was the slave of captain Vesey,who was a slave trader and planter from Charleston, South Carolina. He spent at least two decades sailing with his slave master.

Freedom

In 1800 Vesey was able to purchase his freedom from his master, after he allegedly won a local lottery. Vesey would go into the trade of carpentry, and would become relatively successful.

Legacy

In 1818 Vesey would become a powerful speaker and preacher, he would travel to slave plantations in his local area. Vesey would preach to his fellow black people, (who were suffering horribly in forced bondage), that they would fight for and gain their liberation like the ancient Israelites of the Holy Bible. Vesey, Allegedly held meetings at his home, where he would also collect firearms and other weapons that he intended to use to arm 9000 black people in South Carolina. Unfortunately, Vesey would be betrayed like Jesus Christ, by some of his own people that he intended to free, when some black slaves fearful of white retribution, informed the white authorities. Vesey, would defend himself well in court, but would ultimately be sentenced by a white supremacist jury to be hanged to death. 35 other blacks would be sentenced to hang too, and 35 others would be sold to brutal (even by American standards) West Indian plantations. If not for the betrayal of a few black Judas’s, his rebellion would of been the largest slave revolt in U.S. history. The white fear that was caused because of the failed revolt caused harsher and more punitive laws to be passed to control and dominate black people. In Hampton Park in Charleston, South Carolina, there is a statue dedicated to the memory and legacy of the black freedom fighter.

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New Book Coming Soon…

This is the possible cover for my new book, that I have been working on.

Due to family health issues and a renovation that is still taking place, the release date has been pushed back to first quarter next year.

But, it will worth the late, much longer and not only poetry, but also several political essays will be included.

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NEW BOOK!

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Hello friends and family, I have a book coming out the beginning of July.

The book is titled the Revolution Will be Downloaded!  A manifesto : How to Fight a Peaceful Revolution with Tools From the Tech Revolution

It’s a guide on how to use social media to fund progressive candidates, grassroots causes and form our own businesses in these tough economic times using social media tools.

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AFRICAN WARRIOR’S SONG! (POEM)

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BEAUTIFUL AFRICAN WARRIORS FIGHT FOR THEIR LAND, CULTURE AND BEYOND

THANK GOD THE EUROPEANS ARE VERY SNEAKY, CLEAVER AND TWO-FACED, BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT VERY STRONG

WHAT THE PALE FACED INVADERS LACKED IN PHYSICAL PROWESS , THEY MADE UP WITH EVIL INTENT AND PLANS OF DOING WRONG

EVEN TO THIS DAY IT IS THE SAME OLD HEART WRENCHING BLOODY SONG

SO THE AFRICAN PEOPLE BETTER WAKE UP BEFORE ALL OF THEIR NATURAL WEALTH IS LIKE THE DODO BIRD AND IS FOREVER GONE!

SPOKEN POETRY:

https://soundcloud.com/leon-kwasi-kuntuo-asare/african-warriors-song-poem

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA: DIVIDED WE STAND?!
VOLUME #2 POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE AND SCRIBD:
http://leonkwasichronicles.com/my-books/

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RUN AWAY ANGEL! ( POEM )

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ANGEL IN A CONCRETE JUNGLE

FALLEN OFF TRACK, TRYING TO MAKE HER WAY BACK

IF THIS WAS ANY OTHER TIME IN HISTORY A FINE WOMAN LIKE HER WOULD BE APPRECIATED LIKE FINE WINE

BUT UNFORTUNATELY FOR HER

IN THE WORLD OF TODAY

FILLED WITH DREAD AND DISMAY

PEOPLE WILL LET AN ANGEL LIKE HER GET AWAY!

– LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE :

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FOSSIL FUEL IS THE TOOL! (POEM)

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FOSSIL FUEL IS A GREAT TOOL THAT LETS THE 1% RICH TO RULE OVER THE WORLD’S 99% POOR WITH ENDLESS WAR

AS THEY STEAL THE UNFORTUNATE PEOPLE’S RESOURCES AFTER THEY ARE BEATEN DOWN

ECONOMICALLY, SOCIALLY AND PHYSICALLY, LIKE MALNUTRITION GOVERNMENT HORSES!

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE :

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MAN CHILD! ( POEM )

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HE’S A MAN CHILD

SHE CONTROLS HIM IN THE PALM OF HER HAND CHILD

TELLS HIM WHAT TO DO CHILD

SHE WAS CHEATED ON BY A MAN WHO WAS UNTRUSTWORTHY AND WILD

SO SHE KNOWS IF SHE CAN KEEP HER NEW MAN, A CHILD

THERE’S NO CHANCE OF HIM EVER GOING WILD!

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE :

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MISS STARLING! ( POEM )

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CHELSEY AS LOVELY AS THE BIRD THAT SHARES HER NAME

MISS STARLING PLEASE DON’T FLY AWAY

NOT ONLY ARE YOU HERMOSA, BUT YOU’RE AS SWEET AS A HONEY BEE

EVEN WHEN I PISS YOU OFF, YOU REALLY CAN’T GET TO MAD AT ME

SO PLEASE MS. STARLING

DON’T FLY AWAY BEFORE I CAN TELL YOU HOW MUCH YOU MEAN TO ME

AND THAT’S THE WORLD TO ME!

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE :

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH! ( POEM )

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FEBRUARY SHOULD NOT BE KEPT AS THE MONTH OF AFRICAN HISTORY

OUR GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS FROM ANCIENT NUBIA TO U.N.I.A OF MARCUS GARVEY

SHOULD NOT BE KEPT AS A MYSTERY

THE CONSEQUENCE TO DO SO

11 MONTHS OUT OF THE YEAR

HAVE BLACKS FEARING ALL THEY CAN ASPIRE TO GO IS INTO THE SPORTS, DRUG OR HOE GAME

AS OUR ANCESTORS TUBMAN, TO X, BOW THEIR HEAVENLY HEADS IN DREAD AND SHAME

SINCE THEY KNOW THE SYSTEM IS STILL BEING USED TO KEEP THE NEGRO YOUTH DUMB AND UNCOUTH

TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO CORPORATE EARNINGS

DEPOSITED IN CORPORATE PRISON BOOTHS!

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE :

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THE ORIGINAL MAN! (POEM)

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I’M THE ORIGINAL MAN

FROM A BEAUTIFUL AND DISTANT LAND

THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION

MY HISTORY IS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN GOLD AND IVORY

MY LEGACY HAS BEEN DENIED TO ME

TV AND MOVIES LIE AND SAY I HAVE NONE

I GUESS THEY FORGOT ABOUT ASANTE AND ABYSSIANA!

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA :DIVIDED WE STAND? !
VOLUME #2 : POETRY OF WE THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE!
NOW AVAILABLE FREE ON AMAZON KINDLE: