Fear of a Black Planet
Man, you ain’t gotta worry ’bout a thing’bout your daughter, no, she’s not my type(but suppose she said she loved me?)Are you afraid of the mix of black and white?We’re livin’ in a land where the law sayThe mixing of race makes the blood impureShe’s a woman, I’m a manBy the look on your face I see ya can’t stand it
Black man, black woman, black babyWhite man, white woman, white babyWhite man, black woman, black babyBlack man, white woman, black baby Man, you need to calm down, don’t get mad I don’t need your sista (but suppose she says she loves me?) Would you still love her or would you dismiss her? (hey!) what is pure? who is pure?
Is it European state of being, I ain’t sure If the whole world was to come through peace and love
Then what would we be made of? Excuse us for the news You might not be amused But did you know white comes from black No need to be confused
Excuse us for the news I question those accused Why is this fear of black from white Influence who you choose? Man, I don’t want your wife Stop screamin’ it’s not the end of your life (but suppose she says she loves me?)
What’s wrong with some colour in your family tree? (yeah!) I don’t know I’m just a rhyme sayer Skins protected against the ozone layers Breakdown, 2001
It might be best black or just brown, countdown! Black man, black woman, black baby White man, white woman, white baby Black man, white woman, black baby White man, black woman, black baby
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I’ve been wonderin’ why People living in fear of my shade (of my high-top fade) I’m not the one that’s runnin’ but they got me on the run Treat me like i have a gun All I got is genes and chromosomes Consider me black to the bone All I want is peace and love on this planet Ain’t how that god planned it?
Excuse us for the news You might not be amused But did you know white comes from black? No need to be confused Excuse us for the news I question those accused Why is this fear of black from white influence who you choose?