One Dream For All

To shine, save lives, conquer, and fly

Those were our dreams before trying to survive

Now it’s money, wealth, and superiority for what we’re forced to strive

But God bless the soul who wants otherwise

Nobody laughed when my dreams consisted of castles and crowns

But now I perceive chuckles when I declare I want justice for the black and the brown

See nobody understands when I say our country is in a drought

We run a kind of system we should not be proud

Together as one we must speak real loud

For the voices that go unheard, are diminished, and blurred

As for now I may not have much power

But with the right education I can conquer and devour

The injustices that occur right in our sight

For a better world we must all put up a fight

 

 

 

Sources for infographic:

Criminal Justice Fact Sheet. NAACP, n.d. Web. 25 April 2014.

(1) Incarceration Nation: America’s War On Drugs. Alpha Medic Incorporated, 19 August 2013. Web. 25 April 2014.

(2) Morse, Rob. No Racism in My Name. Wordpress, 8 April 2012. Web. 25 April 2014.

(3) Hauben, Ronda. Netizen Journalism, Libya and the UN. Global Research, 17 February 2012. Web. 25 April 2014.

 

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