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I'll say a few words none to be kind.
America is still color blind.
You could be yellow, red, white, 
brown, or black.
Hate towards any of these colors is 
racism and that’s a proven fact. 
Racism comes in many different 
shapes and forms.
I have had my fair share since I’ve 
been born.
God blessed us by putting us here, 
giving us all different shades of 
We’re not meant to have the same 
color skin, but we all can respect one 
They judge you by where you come 
from and the color of your skin; 
for much equality and respect seems 
impossible to win. 
Because of race why do innocent 
people die?
My spirit and soul begins to cry.
As I advocate the human rights for 
all man.
Our nation looks so liberal and 
claims there is equality for all 
We need to join together as one,
Until our earths work is done.
People are just human beings 
regardless of their ethnic pride.
So people should try to constantly 
look spiritually inside.

Let us all hope that the dark clouds 
of racial prejudice will soon pass 
away, and that in some not too 
distant tomorrow the radiant stars of 
love and brotherhood will shine over 
our great nation with all their 
scintillating beauty. Martin Luther 
King Jr.

Copyright © Jeffrey Lee

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  1. Date: 3/24/2012 1:04:00 PM
    I shall join martin in that hope. hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 3/24/2012 12:53:00 PM
    Smile ˜ My Man * I Was Just Standing Afore Once More Martin's Tribute Early This Morn & Touched It In Love's Brushing Of His Cheek & Lips ˜ I Thought As I Whispered, A Child Blessed As A Bright Light's Gift * Rejoicing In My Spirit Knowing That His Own Imperfect Flesh Is With His Heavenly Father Now ˜ Religion, Colour, Language, Etc., Etc. ˜ Your Side My Side ˜ Us & Them, Subdivisions, Humanity & Kingdoms From Different Realms * Smile, One Common Truth, We Are All Children Of, "THE MOST HIGH & TRUE GOD." * This Is A Very Beautiful Poem To Be Placed High Within Humbles Faves ˜ Love Always, John!:) ˜