Oh Black Mammy Strong Black Woman Old black mammy strong warrior Never gave up, kept house in order, Old black mammy warrior stood tall Trusting in the lord, Old black mammy warrior called De lord all through the morning. So you say I’ se a slave woman So you say I’ se liking education I ‘se a strong black women Old black mammy warrior stood up And said, take me if you must But my lord is on his way. Born in da place call segregation. I’ se can’t be so un educated, I raise your Chilean and take care Your plantation, and your babies call me mama, I’ se carry black woman with dignity. Old black mammy with head in wrap, forsaken the master with her loud deep voice. I ‘se come to de point Master I stand to the wipe you carry Lord say wait my Chilean I’ se On my way. So you say I’ se a slave woman I ‘ se a strong woman, you send my Chilean To the slave chambers, I stand tall With dignity and pride, Nevertheless you hang my son’s from the tree I ‘ se a strong black woman I cry and wipe my eyes, my Chilean on the way To the lord, better dead then be the master slave. Master wife look down on me; ****** girl she say get to work I look at her in her eye Yes master I be right on time; You say I’ se slave women, Lord the master look at me Want me for his mistress, master wife Look down on me. Can’t be so bad, I’ se a pretty black queen. Say I’ se slave woman, yes indeed Work master plantation, smart I think So you say I’ se a slave woman Yes you said. The lord whisper de secret in my ear Daughter of the chosen I shall by there. An' no matter what de trouble, I’ se sing it to the lord Lord come by here, Lord come by here Lord say I coming to the promise land one day I shall return.