Because freedom can't protect itself
THE BEAT GOES ON
WE CONTINUE TO ABSORB AS WELL AS LIVE THE COURSE OF OUR BLACK MUSIC’S DIRECTION.
CAN’T HELP THE VIBES FELT AS WE LISTEN TO FEELINGS AMONG OUR BLACK YOUTH OF YET AN ONGOING INFECTION.
THIS DISEASE NOW USES PSYCHOLOGICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INJECTIONS TO VERY NEAR PERFECTION.
OUR SONS, DAUGHTERS AND GRANDCHILDREN ALL CALL IT RAPP.
OH YAH; IT DEFINATELY CONTINUES WITH RHYTHMIC CLAP;
A NATURAL ASSET APART OF BEING BLACK.
BUT IN THIS NEW MESSAGE OF RHYTHM THERE IS FOUND A GIANT GAP.
AND IN IT TODAY’S SUFFERING YOUTH ARE INDEED TRAPPED;
REAL CREATION HELD CAPTIVE;
A GIFT YET TO BE UNWRAPPED.
LISTEN TO WHAT SEEMS TO BE A SECOND BEAT.
IN IT CAN BE HEARD THE SUFFERING AND AGONY OF DEFEAT.
THUS WE; THE LADIES AND OGs OF YESTERDAY BRING TO YOU THE NEXT GENERATION IN OUR CULTURE TO REPEAT;
THE SAME OLE MESSEGE IN OUR GHETTO STREETS. . .
Nathaniel James Shaw whose pseudonym is ‘BeBop’
Addicts need rehabilitation not incarceration. Florida sentencing guidelines are saturated with obscure statutes that severely penalize addicts, some of which are victims of big pharmacy trying to market new painkillers they claim have low addictive rates, only to build tolerances and increase dosage. This is usually the road to state institutions and lifetime struggles with addiction and system policies.. Take for instance Florida statute states under 893.135 sec c 1 (a) that a drug is defined as any mixture that is combined in a substance to be counted as the whole substance.. This means that if you , have lets say 22 ---- 650/10 mg oxycodone pills, that is 650 milligrams of acetaminophen and 10 milligrams of oxycodone per pill ( which is a small amount even by addict standards ) this will get you 15 years minimum mandatory. But here is the the real bullet, each pill contains 650mg acetaminophen times 22 pills = 14.3 grams / add in oxycodone at 10mg times 22 pills = 0.22 grams. In other words one would be sentenced to 15 years minimum mandatory just for the aspirin content alone !
you are too complicated to leave a hopefully well deserved, from experience, kind of message people in of all walks of life should try to endure.
More information about formatting options
Get breaking news on issues you care about
Congress: Restore the Voting Rights Act
Sign up for the ACLU Action newsletter.
Chip in to help protect all of our rights and liberties.
© ACLU, 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York NY 10004
This is the website of the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation.
Learn more about these two components of the ACLU.