Hate Me but I am Human

Location

95045
United States
36° 49' 56.0928" N, 121° 30' 50.9832" W

Hate Me
Judge Me
Threaten Me
Beat Me
Lessen Me
Fear Me
You’ve never known me

Black
White
Mexican
Asian
Indian
Arabian
Everyone is different
So what makes one race better?
I’ll have to show you who I am
I know you aren’t listening
And I know you don’t want to
But I’ll make you listen

Sit
Wait
Sit
Wait
I’ll be at the Woolworth’s lunch counter
On those ‘White Only’ chairs
Waiting to be served like all the rest,
Served a platter of my Civil rights
Because I’m a person as equal as any

Sit
Ride
I’m on my way to Freedom Avenue
I’ll be in the first seat, won’t see me in the back
From Anniston and Birmingham to Montgomery,
Into Mississippi, down to the Sunshine state
I’ll lose friends along the way
I may even lose myself,
But the ride is good
The ride must go on

Cry
Bleed
Breath
Live
There’s a glimpse of hope after all,
I see it!
Their hating us for showing them what they know,
Deep down inside.
Everyone is a human being

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