Come Black Man.
Article Type: Poem
Subject: African Americans
Author: Epperson, Claudia
Pub Date: 11/01/2010
Publication: Name: Journal of Pan African Studies Publisher: Journal of Pan African Studies Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Journal of Pan African Studies ISSN: 0888-6601
Issue: Date: Nov, 2010 Source Volume: 4 Source Issue: 1
Accession Number: 306754361
Full Text: Claudia Epperson (209-529-8583;, MSW/PPSW/RAS deeply believes in the truths expressed in the word of God. She understands that there is victory in obedience to God's principles and the wisdom of the scriptures. This is the solid foundation on which her work stands and she seeks to impart spiritual knowledge through her writings and songs.

Ms. Claudia Epperson is a servant leader, who grew up in a rural community in California's Central Valley. Using her exemplary leadership skills Claudia has worked in the educational field for more than thirty-five years. She is a catalyst for change and sees developing new leaders as one of her most important roles. Working with youth and adults, she has been recognized by many civic and community groups. She is currently employed by Sacramento City Unified School District.

In her not so spare, spare-time, Ms. Epperson enjoys painting, writing poetry and songs, swimming, world travel and catering grand events. Ms. Epperson is a dedicated member of Modesto Christian Center and serves as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher She has performed at Culture Club Collection, Center for Collective Planning, Underground Books, Luna's Cafe, The Show Poetry Series, UC Davis, local schools, churches and civic and community groups in the Central Valley.
Come Black Man

   Come Black man
   Created in the image of God
   You are so precious to me
   Through sometimes I drive you away
   Please forgive me

   Come Black man
   Let me walk by your side
   Beaming on the inside with pride
   As I see you soar
   To places you have not been before

   Come Black man
   Sanding above your past
   Come and love your Black Queen
   Tenderly embracing the woman
   In your wildest dream

   Come Black man
   Standing dignified and fine
   I want to embrace you inwardly
   With my whole heart, body, soul, and mind
   I long o love you deeply and completely
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