A canvas requires
a combination of color to be completed.
History, however, dipped its brush
painted America in prejudice,
called it a “masterpiece”
and moved on.
If it was our founding fathers’
intention to keep America
then this masterpiece must be
Remolded to fit in our
Centuries ago, we painted our nation
so that the New World could have a
With each passing year
strokes of segregation
have since accumulated,
It’s time we revise the masterpiece
that we call “America.”
We, now, collectively acknowledge that
Our canvas needs pigment.
Balanced in both Black & White
(and Brown and Red and Yellow)
Until It’s a representative ratio of color.
because symmetry is not only
beautiful, but also serene.
(and aren’t those the goals
we have for our nation.)
We must illustrate how the variation
of color combined
is the only way to
exude virtuous beauty.
It’s time we repaint “America”.
It’s time we accurately represent (all of) America’s color.