can't forget about u.

Mike Vick got 2 years for fighting dogs.
& Mehserle gets 2 years for killing a black man.

i know the media will soon move on,
much like the rest of the world.

but it weighs heavily on my heart.
i keep thinking about
Oscar Grant.
Gary King Jr.
Lil Bobby Hutton.
Sean Bell.
'you worthless nigger'
may have very well been the
last words they heard
before closing their eyes.
for good.

i keep thinking about
when they walked this earth
when they were kings,
when precious lives were taken
so cowardly.

so immoral.

i keep thinking about the
freedom granted to their murderers ....

but i also find peace in knowing
that their souls are eternal ......

i just
can't take it anymore.
Oscar Grant must be declared
the last black man to die in vein.
we can't forget
about his lifeless body
lying in cold blood,
hands tied behind his back,
while his killer will soon walk as
a free man.

we can't forget about Gary King Jr.
'mistakenly' identified,
then handcuffed by these crackers
AFTER being shot twice.

we can't forget
how these devils washed
away the mural painted
adjacent to the same spot
that he lay in.

we can't forget.

everyday should serve as a constant reminder of this corruptive system.
for every time the blood of a innocent black man is spilled,
we must remember him.

we can't forget,
when newspapers stop printing their names.
we can't forget when the media instead
airs the footage of that fuckin footlocker
being looted,

instead of when his grandfather spoke.

we have to see the whole establishment for what it really is.

these devils take the lives of our brothers and sisters
like its nothin.
with no consequences
or repercussions.
you see,
we love Oscar Grant
'because in him, we
saw some of us.
he walked liked us,
talked like us,'
looked like us
and was gunned-down by a crooked cop.
He could have been us.

it doesn't matter
if its in broad day.
if you're unarmed. witnesses present.
you're simply just standing there.
or if it's all caught ON TAPE.

it doesn't matter,

these crackers don't give a fuck about us.
how can they protect and serve a people
they harbor such a deep rooted hatred for?
dating back to when we were kings & queens,
czars, scholars, poets, mathematicians
& scientists in Africa,
while they sat in their own shit
catching diseases because they couldn't figure out not
to drink the same water that they bathed in.

and we are the inferior people?

this country is based on a foundation of hypocrisy, lies,
and racism
but it was BUILT by our blood, sweat, tears & slave labor.
and ain't nothing changed,
thats why they takin money out of OUR paychecks to
pay the wages of the same pigs who's killin OUR kids.
to them, we'll always be three-fifths
of a human

they patrol our neighborhoods
from safe distances, in unmarked cars
knowingly protecting an ungodly system under the oath of God.

we can't depend on them for nothin,
not for peace,
not for justice,
not for bread,
not for water,
or shelter.

black people,
lets get free.

RIP Oscar Grant.


    ~Faheemah Ali! That was amazing and our ancestors would be proud. Black people cannot give up on one another because America could careless about our lives or our spirits. This did my spirit some good to see u speaking such truth... too bad there's not more like u. The race needs u!!!

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  3. Damn that really hit me.....it's soo true. something must be done. everyone is sleeping and m,ust wake up. i dont know what to say for im speachless.....i've always felt that way but you just explained it perfectly. all the blood sweat and tears built this ground we walk on....something must give

  4. we seriously need to get back to basics and keep our unity and history alive by taking partr in whats going on with our people or the community in general and make a difference...our ancestors did not break there backs for nothing;what do we have to show for what they risked their lives for?