Angelina Weld Grimké

Angelina Weld Grimké was an African-American teacher and playwright who is best known for her poetry. She was born in 1880 and passes away in 1958. She’s remembered as the, or one of the, first African-American women to have one of her plays performed in public.

Fragment

by Angelina Weld Grimké

‘Fragment’ by Angelina Weld Grimké is a short and powerful poem in which a woman discusses, in simple terms, who she is and how she toils on a day-to-day basis.

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