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Fri Dec 6, 2019, 08:28 PM

With Friends Like These

Inspired by an infuriating conversation here at DU:

With Friends Like TheseÖ


Colorblindness ainít a way to heal

Donít be toutiní that shit as a progressive ideal


Race is not a card any more than racism is a game

Race is a construct with consequences just the same


Save your breath about how "all lives matter"

You miss the point with such useless chatter


Self-congratulate for being on the left

But your critique of oppression is bereft


Your politics may not be one of hate

Be cautious, still, about the narrative you create


Letís deconstruct the systems thatíve been built

Not mock the phenomenon of white guilt


Class consciousness is important to be sure

But without wealth inequality racism would endure


Don't claim I want diversity just for diversity's sake

Women and POC in power aren't just icing on a cake


Studies make clear the oppressed are less likely to lose

When there're more in power who've walked in their shoes

12/5/2019

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Karadeniz Dec 2019 #1

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Fri Dec 6, 2019, 10:15 PM

1. Like I said before, it's great and needs to be a rap number!

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