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Separation rules the nation it seems Our race decrease the identity that cannot be redeemed Yes we have amicable lives whom still believe in MLK's dream The steam from our hatred of deceit and misfortune Has brought our brains to be washed in them I feel like my people don't understand fear Only the kind that could end your life or when the boys in blue are near It's very rare for a black community to have unity Even though their own may bring forth destruction or present a bad opportunity Blind in a path of darkness, deciding to change but it's too late Went down the wrong road and took the bait Putting ourselves in situations we didn't want to create It's Satan's job to keep you in that place But God said to repent and He'll forgive and it'll be erased What's happening to us in this world today? It's very obvious where some of our people's priorities lay Are we really that distracted On the hottest rapper, shoes, money, and fashion Disaster is right around the corner while your're ignoring the real problem that's about to happen Reactions are suppose to be in the realm of wisdom Being in your feelings can sometimes be the end of your feedom Just listen to what people say and what they do Why? Trust me, they are watching your every move You were born to win and not loose Let's encourage one another and not be abused By those who taught us the false hood of our heritage For it goes beyond Harriett Tubman We are royalty Kings and Queens with true loyalty Now we have become jokers and servants Stripped for our knowledge to be non-observant To follow the rules of this land Limits us by a simple code through the government's hands Tobacco and liquor stores on every corner Yet shutdown the programs the kept our kids out of trouble Double negatives that play in our lives Despise those who take our future for granted and not recognize that we were structured not to survive Open your eyes For time is not on our side Never was and never will be Yet we still have control of what we face and see Clock is ticking No more wishing That circumstances will change Yes, faith can rearrange all things Pray about it, trust and witness your abundance For we have always been the chosen ones from each end of the compass Wake up and know who you are For God has brought us this far to reach the stars

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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