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Categories: africa, america, black african racism, slavery, truth, usa,
22 Black American Slavery
by Nick Trim
When it comes to Black slavery
Black people see the White people as the enemy
The Black were owned by the White
True fact but not completely right.

Black...

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Categories: racism, science,
Premium MemberArt Lesson
by Maureen McGreavy

Whites calling Blacks coloured
Has never sat right with me
Plodding arrogant ignorance
In spite of realities that be

A quick spin on the colour wheel
Will help you see...

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Categories: discrimination, history, humanity, immigration, racism, social,
Make American White Again
by Rico Leffanta
"Make America White Again"
Will never make any sense
Despite the tweets of "GENIUS" Trump
Or Republicans like Pence

Brown-skinned people filled this land
From one end to the other...

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Categories: racism,
Premium MemberWhat is white
by Eve Roper
Lost in a Land of Gold and Honey


What is white?
 
What do you call white?

White can be a mixture of races like shepherd pie.
A mixture...

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Categories: racism,
Premium MemberThough Unseen
by stark hunter
"Though Unseen"

Racism oozes inside there, though unseen,

Just vibrating there with incredible fangs for punctures;

Far inside the nucleus of our frenzied souls,

It throbs knowingly there, like...

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Categories: black african american, desire, racism,
Premium MemberA Great Mans Dream MLK Jr
by Brenda Chiri
Open your mind,as I rekindle an old fire,
of a great man's dream, a great man's desire.

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream he said,
in an...

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Categories: racism,
Premium MemberDiversity
by Mark Massey
    The purist white is but a canvas bare,
in wait of rapture from a master's brush.
For all the pigments from his palette...

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Categories: allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, racism,
Premium MemberThe People from Those XXXX-Hole Countries
by Gary Bateman
The People from Those ****-Hole Countries

The people from “those” ****-Hole countries, eh??
Really?? Really?? You don’t say?? I didn’t know that!!
 
This is a recent stream...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, betrayal, black racism,
Premium MemberOf America's Montezuma's Revenge
by millard lowe

Executive vulgarity
has become a regularity
and continues to proliferate,
fueling distancing debates;
postponing the decision we must reach;
which is the POTUS we must impeach.
How long must we be...

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Categories: racism, truth,
Premium MemberBut They Lived There
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

He said
my people come from a place
where the dung beetle reigns
I heard those profane utterances
and remained composed,
though he word assassinated my ethnic character
Once upon an...

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Categories: discrimination, heartbroken, humanity, prejudice, racism, vanity,
White
by Jeffrey Spencer
White

White is discrimination
As an idea, is retardation
I have tried to be patient
But we live in a world, of fools

White is merely one color
An adjective, for...

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Categories: racism,
Remember
by MD Johnson
Remember the days of the past 
When we felt safe and we felt dear, 
Longing, hoping such times would last?

In our youth, we would run...

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Categories: racism,
STRIFE
by Fungayi Elias Ndhlovu
In life I worked
In search for the beauty
And meaning to my existence,
What did I do,
When my life is all
Hard work and strife?

At the end
It was...

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Categories: black african american, race, racism,
What is White
by Hannah Rothen
There was a time
When people were hurt
And treated like dirt
Because of the color of their skin
Black

They were sold
And murdered
And treated like criminals
“They’re not human” 
Our...

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Categories: racism,
Racism
by Mintra Mankasingh
STOP RACISM

Although were are not born racists
Racism has always been around
Symptoms are: feelings that you are bound
And you cannot turn around

I may be treated indifferent,...

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Categories: 9th grade, black african racism,
Mock Me Mock You
by Rach Eberly
I am a mockingbird, innocent , it is something you must see
But could you ever imagine that the mockingbird could be me?
Mockingbirds are known to...

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Categories: change, discrimination, feelings, racism, world,
differences we shouldn't see
by robin davis
I am here surrounded by
People of every shape and size
Skin color--disability
Why can't everybody see
We may be different from outside
Open your eyes, you will find
The similarities...

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Categories: abuse, anger, discrimination, history, racism, today,
Not Apologising
by GERT WEWEGE
I am not apologizing for my sexual orientation
For loving what I want and not what society has dictated to me 
I am not apologizing for...

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Categories: america, black african american, racism,
Don't Shoot the Messenger
by Zachary Gilstrap
Don’t shoot when 
you see a coffee-coated 
vessel

Imbued with historical 
cattle-prodding, 
showcasing a collective consciousness
trampled 

Into submission by years 
of crocodile tears 
and homestead 
domestication....

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Categories: racism,
AID
by Dollin Holt
from across the waters  
you see us as wretched
poverty-battered souls
to be fed and watered

from across the waters
we see a rescuer/saviour    
our...

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Categories: black african american, children, racism,
Black and White
by Sushmita Kalashikar
Life as a child was full of hues,
Of sparkling reds and brightened blues,
‘Coz the distinction of color had not been made,
The foundation of racism had...

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Categories: racism,
'Revolution' on Roads
by amolkumar udarwar
Cycle once was a symbol of luxury
Now it’s been a chapter in history

As folks started possessing a bike
Everyone gave a bicycle a dislike

 ‘Personal control’...

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Categories: abortion, black african american, racism,
You can not silence me
by Alye Lee
This poem was written to include three or more words of the seven out of favor words from use at the CDC as a part...

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Categories: racism,
The Invaded Land
by colin mitchell williams

An iron portal
as brittle as a tear
in memories
or moments
designate
a miscreant burgeons 
from emotions
the graphic artistry
of expendable smiles  
to bypass hope
and linger in a clause
of...

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Categories: america, city, class, culture, racism, social, society, time,
06 Why Segregation and Freedom Are The Same
by Nick Trim
When the law of the land demands a sectioning of mankind,
through an order to divide and live in separation you will always find,
those grouped together...

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Categories: gender, health, integrity, mental racism,
Premium MemberPrisons
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Prisons,
like slavery,
and economic and political prostitution,
are rooted in unfortunate histories
of criminal choices.

Criminal behaviors 
are rooted in revenge
and fear
and anger
and insanely aggressive feelings
of entitlement,
bad faiths in...

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Categories: abuse, corruption, discrimination, evil, racism, violence,
Premium MemberTRIBUTE TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
by Line Gauthier
Never
Can I begin to
Understand
Imagine
Fathom
Feel
Comprehend
How could I ever
Understand what you went though
Imagine what your eyes have seen
Fathom what your ears have heard
Feel the hunger that ravaged...

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Categories: beauty, children, culture, discrimination, racism,
Premium MemberWhy Does The Colour Of One's Skin Matter
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
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Black is a colour
Its not who I am
White is a colour
Its not who you are
I am, who I am
You are, who you...

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Categories: america, angst, corruption, how racism,
Premium MemberA Narcissistic Fool
by Emile Pinet
When did a lie become
an alternative truth?
And is this the lesson
we want to teach our youth?

Our reality is
the country’s full of hate.
Yet selling our souls...

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Categories: crazy, culture, judgement, political, racism, rights, rude,
Scum Rises to the Top
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I am slimy scum
I'm a rotten bum
I rule America
Sucking on my thumb.

I am rather dumb
I make people numb
I'll turned America
Into endless slum. 

If I'm feeling...

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Categories: africa, black african american, racism, rights,
Envy me not
by Thoubert Larus
Call me names and cry
To your lonely and sad lies
I’m stronger than you!




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****If someone tells you they are better 
because of their skin color, 
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Categories: racism,
Race Is A Disgrace
by Jesse Martinez
I wanted to visit your land today,
Thought I'd bring joy and peace your way.
But as I was getting closer
A man pulled a gun from his...

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Categories: racism,
Race Is A Disgrace
by Jesse Martinez
I wanted to visit your land today,
Thought I'd bring joy and peace your way.
But as I was getting closer
A man pulled a gun from his...

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Categories: racism,
Race Is A Disgrace
by Jesse Martinez
I wanted to visit your land today,
Thought I'd bring joy and peace your way.
But as I was getting closer
A man pulled a gun from his...

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Categories: racism,
Race Is A Disgrace
by Jesse Martinez
I wanted to visit your land today,
Thought I'd bring joy and peace your way.
But as I was getting closer
A man pulled a gun from his...

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