Phillis Wheatly: A Hero Within
Phillis Wheatly overcame challenges.
- Phillis Wheatly overcame many challenges that were thrown into her life. Wheatly was taken from Gambia, Africa by a slave boat and taken to a slave market in Boston.
- She later overcame slavery because of her impressive popularity throughout New England and England for her poems.
- She overcame slavery because of her hard work and dedication
Statue of Phillis Wheatly
It was donated October 25, 2003 to honor her for her contributions. The statue is in Boston on Commonwealth Avenue.
"Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral"
This is Phillis Wheatly's book, which made her the first African American slave to get published.
Phillis Wheatly had faith.
- She had faith to pursue her dream to get published; by having this faith she had an impact on people with her poems.
- She had faith to know that people would recognize her talents over all of the unfair in equality.
- This makes her a hero within because her faith serves as a role model for other people to believe and have confidence in there work
Phillis Wheatly had perseverance.
- She persevered through racial in-equality and slavery
- She persevered through the American Revolution when barley anyone could afford books
- This makes her a hero within because by persevering through the process of getting published, she inspired many people with her poems