The Undefeated
  • Publisher : Versify
  • Release : 10 May 2021
  • ISBN : 9781328780966
  • Page : 40 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 7 voters
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Get a book entitled The Undefeated, was written by Kwame Alexander and published by Versify. This book was released on 10 May 2021 with total pages 40. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire of the civil rights movement, and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes. The text is also peppered with references to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and others, offering deeper insights into the accomplishments of the past, while bringing stark attention to the endurance and spirit of those surviving and thriving in the present. Robust back matter at the end provides valuable historical context and additional detail for those wishing to learn more.