Black Poetry : We the People of Ebony

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  1. ewopper

    ewopper Active Member MEMBER

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    We the People of Ebony

    We the people of ebony
    Has written in blood our legacy
    Across the pages of history
    In our continuing quest for equality

    From the cotton fields of slavery
    To the lily white halls of bigotry
    We’ve fought a racially biased economy
    In a double standard society

    Fighting Jim Crow laws that against us promote violence
    For many years we marched in silence
    We were never victims of circumstance
    But always victims of racial intolerance

    And now through drugs, immorality, and illegal guns
    They seek to destroy us through our precious young
    Through the concept of gang violence, and false pride
    Our youth are committing genocide

    When will we the people of ebony
    Take up the stand to vigorously
    Stamp out racial inequality
    And demand that our people at last be free

    H. Wilson
     
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    Clyde C Coger Jr going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and the Truth!

    We the People of Ebony
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    We the People of Ebony

    We the people of ebony
    Has written in blood our legacy
    Across the pages of history

    In our continuing quest for equality




    Poet ewopper, welcome to Destee.com, and know that yout poetry is real.

     
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    Hello and welcome ewopper, do make yourself at home ...because you are :D
    Being "free"...will come automatically, but other more vital steps must be taken. I like what you're saying poet!
    I hear you poet, nice drop indeed.
     
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    welcome to destee.com poetic playground
    welcome to the house of peace and love's respect

    nice piece as love is given do give in return
     
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