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Because of the skin I’m in they stare harder Because the skin im in they try to break me But I am stronger because the skin im in Im wiser because the skin im in
Give them what they don’t expect is what im going to do, not only because momma said But because I have to if I don’t then where will I be? Not out there living in the streets that will never be me! Im going to use my education to make it to the top, because of the skin im in im never going to stop, because black on black crime is not the way to go, because the skin we are in that’s not the pride we have to show. We have to show were strong just to get there, don’t sit back and pout, and whine, and say its not fair.
Going to school and showing off is not going to get you anywhere its just a style and inside their heads are big smiles. They know what they think you are but the question is do you know. Because of the skin you are in only you can
Stand up and Say So.





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