Black Poetry : For They Were Men

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  1. 1poetsought

    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    OUTRAGE!!!
    doesn't begin to describe
    the contempt I hold for injustice.
    The atrocious treatment of Africans by America is
    both shameful and injurious. Black bodies are still
    swinging in the year 2013. Our Holocaust never ends.

    The institution of slavery was horrific.
    Change is gonna come became the work song of the enslaved.
    The rape of our glorious culture was designed in such a way as to
    strip kings and queens of their heritage. Ignorance reigned supreme
    in the minds of men dedicated to the privilege of hate. Godless men.

    Tormented by a perpetrator whose self-interests included
    the rape of those deemed less than human, real men and women
    had to bear the brunt of it all. Acknowledgement of a devil as master
    was tantamount to our survival. We were durable people; warriors, we were men.
    Buffalo soldiers stood up and fought on behalf of a nation that had enslaved them.
    In a nightmare of the American dream they fought gallantly while being treated as dogs.

    Dogs in a fight not of their choosing winning the day dog-tired of losing
    inhospitable Colored fountains whet our thirst for Dr. King's mountain
    Black pioneers without a doubt
    genuine heroes turning it out...
    for they were men ~


    Darryl Abdu Omari :krazee:
    a.k.a. 1poetsought ~ thank you
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    let it pour bruh
     
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