Flying

Location

38002
United States
35° 16' 49.5768" N, 89° 43' 9.1668" W

Freedom, around the corner,
On the tips of my fingers,
It's so close I can taste it.
I'm ready to fly.

I stand as a new person,
Not being judged by my skin,
But by what I can do,
By the good I can bring to the world.

Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,
Rosa Parks, and Harriet Tubman
Led the way to dreamland,
To an equal America.

I look across the room today.
There is a special color with every smile.
Freedom has been won.
I am flying.

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