It would appear I’ve found my voice while speaking his words…
The world has lost one of its great social soldiers. A man who lived a Christian life by definition. A loving husband, father, sibling and friend. After 95 years the earth says goodbye to the late, great Oather M Jones.
Murder victim Tywanza Sanders was not only an innocent victim of racial terrorism committed by a despicable white racist, he was also an aspiring rapper.
In the song he poses the simple question, "What's wrong with just being black?" and one gets a sense of his personal frustration particularly a reference to taking a test where someone is required to state their race. His attitude appeared to be something like, "Fuck it! Just put white." It's hard to know exactly what Fresh Wanza was thinking or feeling beyond the words but we hope this effort helps keep his spirit and story alive.
President Obama gave a great speech at the funeral service for the slain Senator Clamenta Pinckney from the Charleston Massacre.