This month my class was assigned to write an essay or poem to honor Black History Month. I chose to write a poem. I also chose to write about more than one person and to honor many civil rights activists in my poem. I liked this project a lot because it gave me a chance to write about my ethnicity and what we went through many years ago.

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Kierra Newson is an eighth grade at Krueger Middle School. In the Middle is a monthly column by middle school students at Michigan City Area Schools.

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