Ode to Ethiopia
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Dunbar presents ideas of Ethiopia as a mother, shows a pride in the African-American people, and encourages hope as well as racial pride. His poem emphasizes a belief in a brighter future ahead for the people of Ethiopia
Afro American Symphony
- Be proud, my race, in mind and soul;
- Thy name is writ on Glory's scroll
- In characters of fire.
- High 'mid the clouds of Fame's bright sky
- Thy banner's blazoned folds now fly,
- And truth shall lift them higher.
- "Ode to Ethiopia". library.duke.edu. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
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