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144 WHEN A BLACK BOY WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT A.D Winans Who would have thought skittles and icetea Was a death sentence Not even Doctor Oz. When a black boy with a dream walks home alone at night Hard rain falling Lady Death whisper in the air A boy with a dream walks home at night To watch an all-star basketball game Gunned down by a wanna-be-cop And Florida’s “stand your ground” License to kill law When a black boy with a dream Walks home alone at night Justice denied by a poor Prosecution Team And a judge’s tortured Jury instructions When a black boy with a dream Walks home alone at night No appeal for Trayvon No appeal for the dead In the State of Florida where A young black boy must forever fear To walk home alone 145 In the dark of night Always within a legal sniper’s Gun sight When a black boy with a dream Walks home alone at night Lock and load the chamber No safety on the gun Make it as black as the night Holster it at the back hip To keep it from sight Know the law is on your side Black is black white is white It’s OK to shoot on sight when a black boy with a dream Walks home alone at night ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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