racism

Off Course

By AW The slave ship that doesn’t move Nor never ever set sail Motionless is it rooted To the earth with no course The middle passage of the mind The children of slaves, no matter how Many generations removed, are still Slaves, when the mental chains Are enforced with illusions of inclusion Lebron James Chow…

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Confused!

By AP They say racism is dead, But every day I have a target on my head. Why, when they define the color black or Brown, they align it with dirty. But they connect the color white with pretty. Tell me how is the younger generation ‘pose To survive, When the one who are suppose…

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13

By GL 13 The number is 13 Amendment 13 I’m offended by 13 Co-defendant of 13 Convicted by 13 Let me hip you to 13… Mass incarceration Across the nation In 1865 We was granted Emancipation Slavery was abolished According to my Knowledge I learned this while in Prison They it the Black man’s College…

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Jim Crow

By JS A Nation divided by frustration. From racism, slipknots in a noose Resulting in Asphyxiation. Just from looking…at a woman that’s Caucasian. I now know that liberty for all is a fraud, And the symmetry dividing a friend and enemy Is the line between the grave of a slave And a “white” man’s ideology.…

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My Poem to Y’all

By AT I’m lock up thinking what should I do: Can’t write home, cuz Mom NEVER write back I’m lock up thinking what should I do: Baby mother block the jail phone, can’t speak to my daughter because she messing with another dude I’m lock up thinking what should I do: Don’t have no money, can’t go to commissary…

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