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HE is the ONE...Look to the SON!

Ever been misused
Ever been abused
Ever been falsely accused,
Ever been raped
Ever been taped,
Ever been talked about
Ever been kicked out
Ever been full of doubt?

B u t  G o d...

Remember when you heard no
Remember when they said you
	can't go
Remember when they said you're 		
too slow,
Remember when the doctors said 		
you wouldn't make it
Remember when the lawyers said 		
you couldn't shake it
Remember when the enemy said 		
you wouldn't break it
Remember when you thought you 		
couldn't take it?

B u t  G o d...

How about neglected
How about disrespected
How about arrested
How about tested,
How about lost everything u had
How about cut, sliced, or stabbed 
How about pushed, shoved, or			

B u t  G o d... 

Have you been attacked
Have you been threatened 				
because you were black,
Have you ever lost your breath
Have you ever stared in the eyes of 
Have you ever been addicted to 		
any drug
Have you ever missed a guns slug
Have you ever been exposed to a 		
Have you been in a car crash
Have you ever felt like trash?

B u t  G o d...

Are you still in your right mind
Are you still capable of telling 			
Are you still standing
Are you understanding
Are you still comprehending,
Are you still breathing???

B U T  G O D!!!

HE is the ONE...Look to the SON!

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