Racism Category

Tick Boom

Tick Boom Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Boom If only he took the time to zoom In the near future, when he starts to groom For success, the world is his private show room Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Boom His mother is left in gloom In broad daylight he met his doom […]

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Black Man

Tears slowly falls down from her eyes After the doctor says, “Congratulations, you’re having a boy” Suddenly, a glimpse of the future flashes before her eyes Revealing the harsh world that awaits her little boy Unbeknownst to him, the doctor smiles confusing her tears for joy She forces a smile that fails to convey much […]

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Black Woman

Her mind travels a million miles As she stares in the distance with sad eyes When questioned, she lies about being okay, through fake smiles Yet, her thoughts grow more troublesome as time flies In her thoughts, she’s cursing the color of her skin Society has deemed her big lips, wide nose, nappy hair, and […]

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A Better World

As I lay down on my death bed They come to me, announcing victory of the revolution we led Finally, we’ve come together as one Accepting similarities and differences we have shun A war fought without weapons Who would have thought it possible, a victory by sole reasons? A world without race wars and prejudice […]

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Mama, Papa – A short story

Mama, why is my hair so wild and hard to tame? Baby, when you get older, you’ll learn to appreciate the beauty and history of your hair and its diversity. But mama, you’re older, how come you make your hair straight for work? Because, mama has to earn a paycheck baby, so that you will […]

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It Starts With YOU

One finger tucked in, three fingers pointing back at ME I’m in the majority, therefore, that leaves one finger pointing at YOU  Yes! It starts with YOU Respect, Equality, Justice What do they mean to YOU? They’re the things that US as black people African Americans and light skinned people seek But what steps are […]

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