African Society MAG

By Garrett Ellis, Plainfield, NJ

Color of my skin making me who I am, who I am set out
to
be …

No different from other human beings this sphere
lovely
Earth

Uncle Kevin accomplished things some people wish they can accomplish in years done in
a matter
of months

CEO of Pepsi, Richmond, Virginia, sitting high on power
and
money

Skin so precious, unique with a glare that “knocks the sun right out
of
place”

Years and years of pain non-unity covering America with handcuffs where only black can be revealed but yet can’t be seen as take me to the days of slavery
where
it

wasn’t okay to use a regular bathroom or even interact with
other
races.

Our world doesn’t have to be the way it is but the way it was is in the past and it can only be
Better or
Worst



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dianaforfree said...
on May. 19 2010 at 10:52 am
Wow. purely beautiful, and entirely true. i love.

on Jul. 7 2009 at 3:27 am
Micheline BRONZE, Lawrenceville, Georgia
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This is really good :) and i agree with everything that you stated.

on Jul. 6 2009 at 7:36 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Great job! I could feel the anger and concern you put into this piece. I really do like this

on Apr. 15 2009 at 2:44 am
KayJunkie BRONZE, Wake Forest, North Carolina
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wow this is nice !*

Ive lived plainfield ;]


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