incarceration

Free Your Mind

By LC Free your time so I can Free your mind They traded auction blocks for courtrooms Free your time so I can Free your mind So now the bullpen holding more brothers than it’s supposed to Free your time so I can Free your mind Looks to me like slavery is still well and…

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The Difference Between Dr. King And Me

By SH I don’t believe this is the dream Dr. King had for me Somewhere along the timeline, my decisions rewrote history My choices had voices Those senseless noises shoulda been avoided But here’s the difference… When King was taking a stand and marchin’ for a cause I was taking a fall and wasn’t marchin’…

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My Cell

By DH It’s in my blood, the trait of the drug Sickled wit love for a cause that causes y’all laws To disease young souljas  I’m trapped in this nightmare and praying for closure But then I see nightfall  Then my environment slowly breathes quiet  And dark thoughts in my mind coldly creep quiet I’m…

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If I Knew Then…

By DJ If I knew then what I know now, I wouldn’t have been involved in a life of crime. The fast money I made when I was a teen wound up being very, very slow money at the end, because the wages you make in jail are slave wages.  

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Inside a World

By IS I live inside a world full of lies and deception Where money is an obsession And I’m judged by my complexion Please understand that this isn’t a philosophy But this is me expressing my feelings by thinking logically I’m from a race that suffers from poverty Low class black folks unfit for the…

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