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Address Me By My Name

I am black, I am not a curse I would appreciate if you could stop Addressing me as the world's worse I am a human So there isn't any need for you to treat me inhumane Like you, I am a person who has a name The color of my skin should not have to make me feel a shame Nor should it give you the right to point, stare or give blame Yes, I am black and I have a name I am a human Who is not a shame to say to others I am a person with a name Who has the right to be treated the same So please stop making the color of my skin an issue I am black and I am not a shame So please address me by my name I am black and yes, I have a wonderful name Like historic and symbolic people before me Who are the same and have great names We are black, we are the same I am Marcus Garvey, I am black, I can succeed I am Jackie Robinson , I am black, I can achieve I am Muhammad Ali, I am black, I can believe I am James Baldwin, I am black, I can overcome I am Bob Marley, I am black, I am a conqueror I am Toni Morrison, I am black, I am ambitious I am black, I am ambitious, I am a conqueror I can archive I can believe I can succeed I can overcome Being black is not who I am, it's what I am It's an awesome color that pushes me Towards obtaining my dreams

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