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[ BLM ] Settin The Record Straight

       
* scratch      
whoop whoop        
scratch whoop scratch *      
       
Settin the record straight      
       
Hold on — wait!      
       
Where ya goin?      
       
Don't let'em      
discourage you---      
be true to yourself      
through n through      
Yell,      
Black Lives Matter!      
We shout,      
Yo!      
We know, Sistah!      
We know, Bro!
     
Yell,      
Black Lives Matter      
They shout,      
In 'Merica?      
Oh, hell NO!      
What about the Indians?!      
The Asians?! The Jews?!
     
Shouting you down with anything        
we're well aware that was already news      
Obfuscation      
the name of the game      
across the Internextual globe      
for fifteen minutes of fame      
       
* scratch      
whoop whoop        
scratch whoop scratch *      
       
Settin the record straight      
       
*scratch      
whoop whoop *      
       
Here's another batch      
of faux outrage        
enter stage center—    
       
photo bombing the mike      
desperate for the spotlight      
Exasperated audience exits      
stage left or right—      
tired of diversion      
insecure perversion      
coming from the privileged white      
with an conversational aversion      
Gotta be a parasite        
proclaiming      
Under God, one race, one nation      
Civil discourse dealt another maiming      
To an attention whore's shaming      
there's no end in sight      
       
We feel your pain      
We feel your frustration      
You've got every right      
to speak      
to protest      
to demand        
change        
       
* scratch      
whoop whoop        
scratch whoop scratch *      
       
Settin the record straight      
       
*scratch      
whoop whoop *      
       
While they're busy trying to    
obfuscate        
rearrange the situation      
distract everyone's attention      
gettin you to overlook their      
HATE      
       
       
       
     
     
     
     
#BlackLivesMatter      
     
 
JohnnyBlaze
Written by JohnnyBlaze
Published | Edited 30th Jul 2020
Author's Note
inspired by Chuck D. and Public Enemy
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