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I Had A Dream

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I Had A Dream

I had a dream that Malcolm X, Martin Luther the King Jr., and Tupac
was speaking to me
Mourning on why our black’s folks are killing each other mourning because
our generation is getting worser
Mourning because they fought for no reason because our blacks now days
don’t appreciate the freedom that we gave them
I hardly see my black brothers going to college educating themselves
I hardly see educated young black women
The only thing I see now is hoes and thugs walking up and down our
streets that we once walk and fought on
And why are my brothers killing each other thinking that our own kind is
the enemy
While some white men is in the background smoking a cigar laughing and
just watching the madness
Tell me why when I look at the black communities the only thing I see is
mothers crying and babies dying
Young black boys carrying guns knowing that they can not handle it
Tell me why I don’t see any real black leaders stepping up trying to stop
the violence so the world can at least get better
Tell me why I don’t see any black leaders stepping up and fighting the
truth like we did back then
I know it will pay a cost but at least you fought for something to change a
nation for ever
And I thought that we would change the mind of black people forever but
it looks like it only did for a little while
Because our eyes are fill with tears when we see young black women
pregnant at an early age can’t even afford to take care of the baby
Where are the mothers to tell them to educate themselves and keep their
legs close because they have plenty of time for love
Where are the fathers now days when their son has a full loaded gun ready
to take someone else life
They pull the trigger because they don’t hear that one voice they want to
hear to tell them to stop
They don’t have a father figure in their house so they feel left out when
they see other young men their age with fathers
Tell me why when I hear music now days it doesn’t make sense anymore
Black brothers rapping now talking about killing their own brother and
calling their own black sister out their name
 
But about thirty years ago our black men respect each other and didn’t call
women out their name
Black women weren’t hoes instead they were educated strong women that
fought against ignorance
Tell me why people don’t listen to us anymore
They just watch the tape and don’t listen to what we had to say
They don’t even open their eyes to see the real truth we told and explain
they don’t even care about what we been through or what we had to give
up so our blacks could have freedom
  I only hope you can change the world Donta go and tell our people to
educate their selves and stick together
So one day you and our black brothers and sisters can change the world

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