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black on black about blacks blackness

I dont subcribe to the keep it real principles that got us calling effed up situations 
all good
Neither do I allign myself with the masses of black upper classes that think 
whatever they think is how we all should
See I simultaneously support your right to protest our women being portrayed as 
sex objects
while defending the right the portrayer has to have his views expressed

and why we so mad at one segment of the entertainment industry
as if it was the origin of this country's violent history
lets go back
and examine some facts

When I was in school I thought Ice-t was dope,but Al Pacino made me want to 
sale it
I loved when Ice cube said nigga,but Richard Pryor made me want to yell it
speaking of the so called N word
lol don't that sound absurd

I guess if we dont say it we wont feel it
N.A.A.C.P burried it but they didnt kill it
wait here is some more ignorance we say
if you replace the er with a it will be o.k

I think its ironic that nigga means ignorant
because depending on the color of the person who says it you will risk a jail 
sentence
now I am not ignorant to the history of this six letter combination
but I do see the hypocracy in some of our agitation

how many so called proud blacks
was as adamant about protesting that word way back
when it meant the dogs was on you or the noose was promised
most of them were more like the stereotype of uncle thomas

but now its pc to say you disagree
when there is no threat of brutality
you got your signs protest ect
looking to make the community better

to be continue

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  1. Date: 11/4/2009 9:39:00 AM

    keep going =) the word nigger is only as strong as the fool using it. words to the wise ;) xo Raiin