Phillis Wheatley – America’s First Groundbreaking Poet – AllHipHop

Phillis Wheatley became one of the first published African American poets. This post explores her life as a slave and her time after being emancipated. Respected by everyone from countless historical figures including Voltaire and George Washington, Phyllis Wheatley gifted the world with incredible poetry.  Scholars believe that Phillis Wheatley was born in 1753 in […]