The Rhythm of Africa: Phillis Wheatley — Hark Around the Greats

Phillis Wheatley, the first black American to publish a book of poetry, had a childhood as the worst of nightmares. She was taken by force and sold into slavery as a very young child, transported to Boston, America. But her captors saw something in young Phillis, a raw talent that they were keen to nurture, […]

The Rhythm of Africa: Phillis Wheatley — Hark Around the Greats

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