Dear Africa, don't you know how strong you are?
For out of your belly has come many great names
Nelson Mandela, Funmilayo Kuti, Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan
but that's just a few
These individuals turned the wheels of society
although they weren’t captains of the ship
These hero’s fought for justice
Until justice was served hot and ready
Dear Africa, don’t you know how rich you are?
Your land is the land that flows with milk and honey
Victoria falls is mesmerizing to all who encounter her
The congo rainforest being a home for many precious species
Uncountable beautiful diamonds in Namibia
Even the shining gold in tanzania
You are home to many precious metals and minerals
Dear Africa, don't you know how beautiful you are?
Carribean masquerades and junkanoo has its origins with you
You own the true masquerades
various beads; each color holds a different meaning
Zulu’s beads known as love letters
Wrapped around a ghanian beauty
Is a waist bead that represents sexuality, spirituality and even fertility
Nigerians, bow when you see an elder
Don't forget to pay the bride price
Your wife knows her worth
Dear Africa, don't you know how beloved you are?
Though many tongues
We are all still one
When Africa unites, she is unstoppable
She knows her destiny
She knows how far she has come
She knows where she is headed
One love, one unity, one nation
Dear Africa, don't you know how much I love you?
On your beautiful land was I birthed
You nurtured me
On your land I uttered my very first word
Africa, you are exquisite