Brown Or Black This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   Is Black really a color

If so I'm not Black

Brown maybe

The hand in my pocket

is Brown

how about you

are you

Black, yellow, or just Plain Brown.



My name is Aiesha

Not Nigga or Colored or Black

Some people don't know my

name.

they call me "Black girl."

then wonder why we call them

ignorant.



What's your name?

Is it nigga colored or black

If so then maybe you're

Ignorant. But guess what

I'm not!




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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Natasha1994 said...
Oct. 27, 2011 at 1:12 pm
i lovew this cause alot of people pick on color. there is alot of race out there i think it matters about personality i love this poem it shows how people really are
 
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