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This scholarship/grant was graciously shared with you by: Shirley Coker.
If you attend a HBCU school, please apply for our $2,000 aspiring writer scholarship. More info on our website: goongirl.org/scholarships. Candidate must apply through our portal on our website. Candidate must submit a 500-1000 word essay on one of the following topics: (1) A ceramic plaque reads, "This is us, Our Life. Our Story, Our Home." Consider your one personal life experiences and describe what these words mean to you. OR (2) Below is the poem "I, Too" written by Langston Huges and first published in 1925. Describe what you think Hughes is saying. Compare and contrast what he might say today about his/our place in America. When do you say or feel, 'I, too, am America' Or, do you?
I, Too by Langston Hughes
I, too, sing America
I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And eat well,
And grow strong
Tomorrow
I'll be at the table
When company comes
Nobody'll dare
Say to me
"Eat in the Kitchen,"
Then
Besides,
They'll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed--
I, too, am America.
Dollar Amount: $2,000
Deadline(s): April 30, 2021
Majors Targeted: :English::English Composition::English Literature:
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: Go on girl book club
Award Type: Scholarship Money
Contact Person: Shirley Coker
Email Address: scoker21@yahoo.com
Scholarship/Grant Site: http://goongirl.org/scholarship/apply-for-aspiring-writers-scholarships
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