If you tell me,"I

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If you tell me,

"I have been racially discriminated!" 

 And you are a white, I will ask you,

Why is that discrimination?

Were you denied your basic civil rights?

Do you deal with this on daily basis? 

 

And if the answer is no, I will tell you to sit back down.

It is your turn to be silent,

Being a minority in America

Is much more difficult than your hurt feelings upon being referred to as a "cracker."

We struggle from lower wages and inherited poverty

we are denied jobs because of something we absolutely cannot change

policemen stop us on the streets because we look like immigrants 

we are shot and the murderers walk away free

we arent seen as victims but aggressors for wanting equality.

Yet you are able to still stomp your feet against our temples 

while at the top

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