Do you know the meaning of the word "N"
Did history divide us because of our skin?
Greatness begins from within by character
Not by the color of the skin
But by what is inside of him
And from of his talents, skills, and knowledge,
Where does the battle of innocence begin?
Does that mean I can no longer have different race friends?
I no longer have the personal freedom to dream?
I bottle up feelings of being mistreated?
When a child calls me a "Niger"
He believes I am inferior
When a child is taught to hate himself
The parents and teachers wage wars
That teaches kids racial ignorance
What makes a man better is
when he learns to find his purpose
Not to be judged by the skin he is in
Nor to be treated wrong because he is different
Man fails to understand what he does not know
Life experience gives a child a chance to grow
When a child loses his self-esteem
He loses his will to live
Teaching hate causes illness
People can die from mental illness
Teaching to forgive and love each other
Copyright © Angela Brown | Year Posted 2017