I am Black

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:38 -- N.F SOL

I am a Black American, who see's injustice all around me while breathing this ironic air called freedom

I am a Black Man, who's afraid to run down the street without looking like a threat to those who do not look like me

I am a Black Woman, who fears for my sons'  lives as soon as they step out of the door of supposed opportunity

I am a Black Worker, who sacrifice my life everyday to live in this country that my family has built

I am a Black Student ,who's scared to be myself due to the idealization of what society wants me to be

I am a Black Child, who wonders why my crown is described as  'nappy' rather than beautiful

But I am a strong,  determined, will minded Black American, Man, Woman, Worker, Student, and Child who's voice must be heard because we are part of the country that we built for free

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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