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this was on my mind

home of the free land of the brave
every day i go i on i hope i do not cave
despite my potiential
they wish i was a slave
still bound by their chains
hoping things dont change

but through civil unrest
and united protest
no one can attest
why they treat us like suspects
this aint what you expect
demanding your respect

i just pray that you dont take it as a threat
cause that could be the moment that my life ends
same moment that the story gets twisted on cnn
my character demolished
no mention of my knowledge
no mention of my plans to make it into college

but thats how the world works
media paints a picture that makes us all look like perps
no i get it were not acquited
we just get hurt
while the world only averts
but the dream wont be dettered

like eric garner i cant brethe
opression is suffocating me
i dont understand
so much power given to just one man
why is my life in his hands

i should feel protected
but i feel subjected
in the world, neglected
society, rejected
in prison, expected
in a grave, accepted
i dont understand
why this goes uncorrected

do black lives have value
does killing us astound you
impress or well round you
you hunt us like game
with our blood shed what do you gain?
are we insane for thinking things will ever change
we just determined
never over burdened
with god on our side
its destined we will rise
so on i will ride
with the changing of the tide
dont take it as a surprise
when those freedom bells chyme

***i do not on this beat***


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Aug 3, 2015
5:44 PM EDT
Hip Hop - Olskool
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2 min 36 sec

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