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Video: They building more prisons for you and me

Homeless man silences the room with his beautiful voice.

“People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.” ~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross



The man’s name is Christopher Vernardo, and here are the words of his song:
Brother man, ooooo killing your people
Brother man, yaaaa shouting that evil
Brother man, yaaa
Hood with addiction causing pain and afflictions
Brother man ohhhhhh
Put back the pieces
Brother man UUUU

For nephews and nieces
Brother man Ohhh
Do what you wanna
Cut back the starter
Brother man, checking the news and we ain’t no statistics
Brother man, too many men of color
Being finger printed,
Brother man, I’m not a game
Let me tell you why
Another form of slavery
Legal genocide
Brother man, open your eyes
And you will see
Brother man, they building more prisons for you and me.
Brother man, locked on the stress and boy that cold
Gotta report to somebody cause I’m on Parole



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