Opinion

Black Lives

Black Lives

By Richard Zobon Baxter

Brothers had voices in the 60’s

Medgar, Martin, Malcolm,

Pow-Pow-Pow

They killed our brothers in the 60’s

Now my brothers banging 60’s

Gang-Gang-Gang-Gang

Blood puddle black body laying in the street

Mama’s cry, we walk by,

Or re-tal-iate wit the drive-by,

Pow-Pow Black boy down,

Pow-Pow-Pow Black girl down, No crown!

Killed by a black so we make no sound huh!

Do they matter to US?

Killed by a black so we make no sound huh!

Do they matter to US?

Black lives don’t matter!

till they matter to us, do they matter to us?

Black lives don’t matter!

till they matter to us, do they matter to us?

We own the NBA, the NFL too,

You tell me no we don’t,

I said Yes we do!

LOCK OUT!! All my black brothers

BOYCOTTS!! Change social structure.

We quit running plays, quit shooting shots

If another black killed by a white cop!

We quit running plays, quit shooting shots

If another black killed by a white cop!

Ohhh, what seems to be the problem my brotha,

Not willing to call it quits for your brotha,

Not willing to stand and fight for each other,

But quick to Pow! take the life of a brotha.

Kill a Op’ all day killing Ops!

German K, A-K, S-K

3 K’s put on ya white hood nigga

You got paid moved to the white hood nigga

You forgot where WE came from did ya?

Ok KING let me paint you the picture.

In restaurants our people got beat and spit on,

So today you could have a chair to sit on,

Now they kill us on video, you just click on,

I said they kill us on video you just click on,

Black Lives DON’T Matter to you

If they do hit my line its time too bust a move.

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