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Common – Black America Again (feat. Stevie Wonder) (Short Film)

[Verse 1: Common] Here we go, here, here we go again Trayvon'll never get to be an older man Black children, they childhood stole from them Robbed of our names and our language, stole again Who stole the soul from black folk? Same man that stole the land from Chief Black Smoke And made the whip crackle on our back slow And made us go through the back door And raffle black bodies on the slave blocks Now we slave to the blocks, on 'em we spray shots Leaving our own to lay in a box Black mother's stomachs stay in a knot We kill each other, it's part of the plot I wish the hating will stop (war) And the battle with us I know that Black lives matter and they matter to us These are the things we gotta discuss The new plantation, mass incarceration Instead of educate, they'd ra...

Common – Black America Again lyrics

[Verse 1: Common] Here we go, here, here we go again Trayvon'll never get to be an older man Black children, they childhood stole from them Robbed of our names and our language, stole again Who stole the soul from black folk? Same man that stole the land from Chief Black Smoke And made the whip crackle on our back slow And made us go through the back door And raffle black bodies on the slave blocks Now we slave to the blocks, on 'em we spray shots Leaving our own to lay in a box Black mother's stomachs stay in a knot We kill each other, it's part of the plot I wish the hating will stop (war) And the battle with us I know that Black lives matter and they matter to us These are the things we gotta discuss The new plantation, mass incarceration Instead of educate, they'd rather convict the ki...