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Demar Henry

Afro-conscious

Too much racial prejudice is exercised
In this society where I reside
I find that often I am ostracized
Just cause I am 'black' I am pushed to the side

While growing up I was told lies
That if I was not related to someone with blue eyes
Then I would never rise

To the creme of the crop
I should dream and just stop
“You will never be as good as them”

But how can white be better than black?
How can black be better than white?
The popular saying is “we all are precious in God’s sight.

But some of the same
Who quote that saying
Are secretly praying

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