We The People

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Some of my people steady actin like they weak

Not knowin that our roots run even deeper than those of trees

Dont know what its gon take for us to finally see

We constantly blame the system, yet the system is we

Instead of bannin together we act as if we are asleep

WAKE UP! OPEN YA EYES AND SEE!

 

 

We got little ones, steady roamin the streets

Fraid ta pick up a book cuz of what they might see

Bunch of little words they aint able to read

 

 

Got little girls with perms in their hair 

idolizin the women they see on T.V

They want dat "bone straight hairrrrr" but that aint how our hairs suppose ta be

You see....

 

Our hairs naturally kinky but in the eyes of society, aint no beauty in dat cuz kinky means unruly 

The exact thing they dont want us to be but 

You see....

 

All I want is to be free...

Free to think, free to know that what is, will not always be so like

 

Martin Luther king (Jr) ~ I have a dream~

Like Maya Angelou ~I know why the caged bird sings~

Like Malcolm X ~Freedom by any means~ 

 

WE THE PEOPLE!

 

So let us STAND UP! LIFT OUR VOICES!

 

And change the way in which we are seen

 
 

 

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