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Old 08-25-2017, 01:01 PM
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I no longer murmur when I'm stopped
Never drove around with a burner in my lap
Cause I can't meet my end getting murdered by a cop
It's unfortunate I have to live with this burden on my back
It should be a celebration that I'm black
We survived segregation and generations of attacks
We deserve reparations and an expectation to relax
My will is strong but it's the patience that I lack
The nation is stagnant as if we're pacing in our tracks
It's a disgrace and it's a pace we must retract
The white race is in a race to erase us from this space
They want us gone without a trace
So fuck the reform or any form of debate
I wasn't born to conform
I was born to be great
I rather have the weapon in my palm
Read a psalm give me faith

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Powerfully written. Can feel your anger and frustration.

Made me sad that this is your experience and perspective.

I've got a nine year old kid that doesn't see skin colour. In a mixed race class, it doesn't occur to any of the kids to define themselves or create division by skin colour.

There's hope in the new generation.

Strong piece Hidrolic, keep writing.
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Thank you...yes I agree that the new generation will improve race relations.
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