H O W A R D   U N I V E R S I T Y

Faces & Voices 5
An Anthology
of Verse and Prose

by
the Composition
for Honours Class,
Howard University,
2000-2001.

Professor
E. R. B
RAITHWAITE

Faces & Voices 4
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African American Achiever
Woman
By Tracy Hunter
Major: Business Management
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
E-mail: MsUniqueT@aol.com

I Am:
A young, black woman
Yearning to succeed
Striving to reach goals
Determined to fulfill dreams

You Are:
A strong, black woman
Continuously succeeding
Persistently reaching goals
Making real what you are dreaming

As I face each new day
In my heart I believe
I am one step closer
To where I want to be

At times I may stumble
Occasionally I fall
I get right back up
Hardly shaken at all

I find my strength 
In women like you
Who remain strong and confident 
In all that they do

I want you to know
You are an outstanding leader
Just as you are
A great “African American Achiever”


©1998 Tracy Hunter


© 2001 Howard University.
(First Published in limited print edition, An Anthology of Verse and Prose, by the Composition for Honours Class, Howard University, Spring 2001. Professor E.R. Braithwaite)
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