BLACK Lives Matter
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It's midnight and I just had a burst of anger over racism...

BLACK Lives Matter

BLACK Lives Matter

BLACK Lives Matter Yes, I know, all lives matter.

BLACK Lives Matter Yes, I know, all lives matter. You say that "Black Lives Matter" is unfair because you think they're implying that white lives DON'T matter (which they're not??).

But don't you get it?

But don't you get it? The entire history of our country has been one huge "White Lives Matter" banner.

And, unlike BLM, they are out-rightly saying that Black lives don't matter.

And, unlike BLM, they are out-rightly saying that Black lives don't matter. In big, block letters across the bottom of the sign.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization?

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day?

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades?

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW. FRAGILE.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW. FRAGILE. CAN.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW. FRAGILE. CAN. YOU.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW. FRAGILE. CAN. YOU. POSSIBLY.

Why don't we have a White Lives Matter organization? Why don't we have a International Men's day? Why don't we have straight pride parades? HOW. FRAGILE. CAN. YOU. POSSIBLY. BE?

You and your straight, white, male ancestors have spent your whole life benefiting from the qualities you were born with,

You and your straight, white, male ancestors have spent your whole life benefiting from the qualities you were born with, Taller than trees,

You and your straight, white, male ancestors have spent your whole life benefiting from the qualities you were born with, Taller than trees, Burying the rest of us as deep as you could into the soil.

And, now, those of us who were told from day one that they were less,

And, now, those of us who were told from day one that they were less, We're beginning to BLOOM.

And, now, those of us who were told from day one that they were less, We're beginning to BLOOM. And you're upset only because we have the slim potential to grow as tall as you've always been.

Your leaves rich with chlorophyll, you're trunk stronger than steel, drawing in the sunlight as if it were made for you,

Your leaves rich with chlorophyll, you're trunk stronger than steel, drawing in the sunlight as if it were made for you, Angry because POC, LGBTQ people, women, non-Christians, lower-class people, people with disabilities, etc are just barely peeking out of the ground.

Most of America has been forced to believe that they don't deserve basic rights since they were born.

Most of America has been forced to believe that they don't deserve basic rights since they were born. And, yes, we will fight back.

And yes, all lives matter.

And yes, all lives matter. But we're so used to hearing about the importance of white people.

And yes, all lives matter. But we're so used to hearing about the importance of white people. It's about time to turn the tables.

This drawing is something I made for the 2020 Wattpad Collab story if anyone wants to participate in that :D

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