TOO BLACK?

THEY TAKE MY KINDNESS FOR……………WEAKNESS
THEY TAKE MY SILENCE FOR…………. SPEECHLESS
THEY CONSIDER MY UNIQUENESS…..STRANGE
THEY CALL MY LANGUAGE………..SLANG
THEY SEE MY MISTAKES AS……………...DEFEAT
THEY SEE MY CONFIDENCE AS………………..CONCEIT
THEY CONSIDER MY SUCCESS…... ACCIDENTAL
THEY MINIMIZE MY INTELLIGENCE TO POTENTIAL

MY CHARACTER IS CONSTANTLY UNDER ATTACK
PRIDE FOR MY RACE MAKES ME "TOO BLACK"

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