ROCKING THE MESSAGE, SHE IS!
‘I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…
…I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.’
When you’ve lived flinching the scrape of prejudice,
When you’ve fought every day for your Imago Dei,
Convincing the world of your right to breath,
While shoved in a category catalogued by your skin,
When the injustice system stands on your neck
And you finally explode in anguished rage
Venting vengeance, despaired of change.
This is what pain looks like.
When you’ve lived life feeling the scrape of prejudice
When your house getsbombedwith your young family inside
And then you stand outside and preach nonviolence
To the crowds venting vengeance, despaired of change
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