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When a black man can't walk certain streets
Without being hassled by the pigs
When the youth are forced into a school system
Designed to break the will of the kids
When you don't feel safe walking the streets
Of your own f*****g hometown
Just cause you look different
People always try to push you around

So this is freedom?

Live in a capitalist system that says
You gotta work just to survive
But when you're stuck in a dead end job
Are you really alive?
Then they tax us on what we earn
To pay for their f*****g wars
The cold war, war on drugs,
The secret war out on the poor

Go to school, learn a trade, do as I say you better behave
If this is freedom how come I feel like a f*****g slave?

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