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Old News.

Why do i always have to see something obnoxious

When I turn on the television to watch the news?

It's like if something isn't ghoulish or macabre it won't make the news,

And why is Africa still presented as a dark continent

When the light of civilization first shone in Egypt?

Oh I forgot the Egyptians are emigrant Arabs so they're not really African,

Look how they portray us as a bunch of barbarians and savages,

This stereotype has been in place since time immemorial throughout all the ages,

And sometime in the 19th century my teacher told me in history class that slavery was abolished,

But the truth is that they just removed the physical chains and put it in our brains so now we're psychologically shackled but we don't know this,

And they say "ignorance is bliss",

But for the lack of knowledge my people perish,

My people perish for lack of knowledge,

You see we go to school but we don't learn anything from college,

Just a plain paper a certificate after 4 wasted years,

You see I was born intelligent educated learned and sagacious but I was miseducated by the six-three-three-four system,

We need reform to fix brains that have been deformed,

And most of us are just humanoids simply roboting this planet without a purpose and a direction,

As to what to do with our lives so we're trying to be like the other person we conform to the norm,

Forgetting that we are FEARfully and WONDERFULly made and that we are all unique in our own way,

And most of y'all don't even listen to the news so you don't know what's happening around you y'all ignorant,

And the only time you try to keep abreast with current affairs is when studying for an exam or an aptitude test,

This attitude is not the best.

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