Raise My Voice and Rise

I grew up with a carefree view of the world in my youth

I didn’t change until I realized the hard-hitting truth

I started caring about issues in politics and society

Constantly thinking about figuring out a remedy

My worldview became impacted when I improved my literacy

Literature on public figures opened up my eyes to see

Martin Luther King Jr. made me realize the struggle with ethnicity

It really started way back with ethnocentricity

That built a nation with racism and discrimination

That includes White and Aryan Race Supremacy

From Nazi Germany

That got its idea from Russian Slavic-Nationalism

But France is the birthplace of Nationalism

Cesar Estrada Chávez made me see how he was a fighter

No, not the boxing fighter but a social justice warrior

And there is also Mahatma Ghandi

All the way to Propaghandi

From Malcolm X to the band X

And I for one, will not believe in the fantasy

That was fabricated by Mr. Walt Disney

Thank you but I have read my World History

There was the British East India Company         

As well as the Opium War in Chinese History

So, I will express my political opinion with my voice

And I don’t care if it makes noise

But you have left me with no choice

That is part of the reason for my musical pursuit

Excuse me you might for being so rude

But I am only promulgating truth

So, take that thought as foodI grew up with a carefree view of the world in my youth

I didn’t change until I realized the hard-hitting truth

I started caring about issues in politics and society

Constantly thinking about figuring out a remedy

My worldview became impacted when I improved my literacy

Literature on public figures opened up my eyes to see

Martin Luther King Jr. made me realize the struggle with ethnicity

It really started way back with ethnocentricity

That built a nation with racism and discrimination

That includes White and Aryan Race Supremacy

From Nazi Germany

That got its idea from Russian Slavic-Nationalism

But France is the birthplace of Nationalism

Cesar Estrada Chávez made me see how he was a fighter

No, not the boxing fighter but a social justice warrior

And there is also Mahatma Ghandi

All the way to Propaghandi

From Malcolm X to the band X

And I for one, will not believe in the fantasy

That was fabricated by Mr. Walt Disney

Thank you but I have read my World History

There was the British East India Company         

As well as the Opium War in Chinese History

So, I will express my political opinion with my voice

And I don’t care if it makes noise

But you have left me with no choice

That is part of the reason for my musical pursuit

Excuse me you might for being so rude

But I am only promulgating truth

So, take that thought as foodI grew up with a carefree view of the world in my youth

I didn’t change until I realized the hard-hitting truth

I started caring about issues in politics and society

Constantly thinking about figuring out a remedy

My worldview became impacted when I improved my literacy

Literature on public figures opened up my eyes to see

Martin Luther King Jr. made me realize the struggle with ethnicity

It really started way back with ethnocentricity

That built a nation with racism and discrimination

That includes White and Aryan Race Supremacy

From Nazi Germany

That got its idea from Russian Slavic-Nationalism

But France is the birthplace of Nationalism

Cesar Estrada Chávez made me see how he was a fighter

No, not the boxing fighter but a social justice warrior

And there is also Mahatma Ghandi

All the way to Propaghandi

From Malcolm X to the band X

And I for one, will not believe in the fantasy

That was fabricated by Mr. Walt Disney

Thank you but I have read my World History

There was the British East India Company         

As well as the Opium War in Chinese History

So, I will express my political opinion with my voice

And I don’t care if it makes noise

But you have left me with no choice

That is part of the reason for my musical pursuit

Excuse me you might for being so rude

But I am only promulgating truth

So, take that thought as food

This poem is about: 
Me
My country
Our world

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