You Can’t March for Abner and Not March For Her

tumblr_n5qi8n7KkW1sfkedbo1_1280I spoke to the brothers
The real brothers about revolution and colonialism and oppression and Stokely and George’s letters
We rapped about our struggles and our people
Even our people who don’t want to be our people
There was nothing the brothers didn’t understand about oppression and the feet pressed against our throats

So we rapped about women

If they understand how oppression and racism have stifled and killed and if they can make out the obvious foot pressed against throats
Surely
If the brothers have been attacked by police and if the brothers have had their bodies violated and if the brothers in New York City know what it must feel like to have foreign objects inserted into them
Surely
We can make them understand sexism and rape culture

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