This collection of poems entitled 7 Shades of Black is part of a larger chore-poem which also bears the name 7 shades of black written by Mfundishi Jhutyms Ka N Heru Hassan K. Salim in 1980. This collection has won several awards in theatre, television, and poetic journals. It was also performed on Manhattan cable TV and national television several times.
The central theme of this collection of poems is that you have to be proud of yourself, no matter who you are, or what color you are, walk with pride and respect.
May peace be with you Baki na Heri
Mfundishi Jhutyms Ka en Heru Hassan Kamau Salim
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