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Children growing up under systemic racism are bombarded with many a bizzar self-image. Resulting in death by gun, lethal injection or serving life in the cooler. Courtesy of their oppressive racist societal rulers.
Taught inaccurate history by racist white teachers. Lied to by their bootlicking preachers. Taught to love their oppressive enemies and hate themselves and kind.
A deadly and dangerous way to play with a developing mind. This warped image of self makes it easy to name call, hate and kill their own kind.

By
Abu Lateef Ali Babatunde
© 2022 




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