Killer Mike Speaks To Americans About The Problems In Ferguson And Lauryn Hill Releases A Chilling Dedication To Michael Brown.

Two chilling pieces from two perspectives, both are important and we should listen, hear and consider.

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Lauryn Hill Releases a Chilling Dedication to Michael Brown (Audio)

The collective voices of outrage at the death of Michael Brown continue to grow in Hip-Hop. Lauryn Hill is the latest to stand in protest, at least in her music. Her song “Black Rage” is set to the tune of the Sound of Music’s “My Favorite Things” but it is far from a list of pleasantries. Instead, Ms. Hill talks about many of the atrocities in life that fuel Black rage and, in turn, give her perspective about her own life. This is one of her most haunting works to date.

BLACK RAGE is founded on two-thirds a person
Rapings and beatings and suffering that worsens
Black human packages tied up in strings
BLACK RAGE can come from all these kinds of things

BLACK RAGE is founded on blatant denial
Squeezed economics, subsistence survival
Deafening…

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Comments

  1. I’ve been trying to stay away from watching the news because it’s so frustrating to say the least. I need some positive, feel good stories. But, are there any left? Sigh.

  2. What a scary world.

    • Yes, yes it is. If I hadn’t just started a new job I believe I would jump in my car and carry my happy ass to Ferguson. Oh, to be back marching for something I gave two shits about, I think it would make me supremely happy.

      • Well, I am sorry you can ‘t just go, but NOT sorry you have a new job. Did I miss that news? I am waaaay behind, although I do try to read all of yours!

  3. I don’t know what to say. This is chaos. How / when have the police managed to become untouchables?

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