Let me tell y’all something My blackness… mhm MY blackness whew chilleee when i tell y’all MY BLACK - NESS that **** is MAGICAL y'all heard me? MA - GI - CAL do yall see my skin? The color? the undertones? it’s glowing huh? this melanin i can guarantee you it aint nothing to play with and definitely not something to slander this **** is beautiful I promise you my blackness is no lie my blackness isn't what these people are portraying it to be my blackness is not the poverty you see on tvs it is not the violence they show you on the media my blackness is not loud not ghetto not ratchet not ill-mannered and definitely not what my blackness is forgiving but un forgetful my blackness is what makes my skin so tough its the reason I'm not here running around crying about these lil white kids calling me *******, ******, nier y'all heard that? NIER NI-ER if I got to hear it y'all going to hear it too NI**ER speaks volumes huh that word holds weight dont it y'all see my hair yea it may be in some braids right now but BA- BIEE my hair is a crown that sits on my head these naps that you tryna slander are actually alluring, irresistible kinks coils and curls they defy the force of gravity and reach towards the gods and my ancestors that blessed me with this big beautiful hair and chocolaty skin that you yourself couldn't obtain on your death bed My mouth the one you tryna call loud is me and the strength of a thousand voices fighting the system that was never broken but built in a way to shatter the souls of what lets keep it going aight finish the sentence my blackness is….
did y'all hear that? our blackness is luxurious, victorious definitely not notorious, uplifting, persisting, y'all know this one forgiving but un forgetting, natural, masterful our **** is far from artificial, untamed, unashamed, worthy of all acclaim, raw, outlawed, in desperate need of equality before the law, we’re fighting we’re tired help us out y'all give us this equality y'all walking around not worrying about a **** thing but you ever grew up in a system that was built to put you and your whole family behind metaphorical bars your mom never told you to listen to the police regardless of the situation not because they are of authority but because the people hired to protect our communities are trigger happy cops that want to see us dead because of my blackness with the way things are I have to raise my son in a manner