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The task was to read "Dare to Speak" a playbook for navigating and defending free speech by the CEO of PEN America, Suzanne Nossel, and share the lessons in ...

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Comment by Susan Huizenga on September 5, 2021 at 3:37pm

Intro:

You’re free to express your difference
Self-govern different opinions
As long as you learn to listen
Practice and preach forgiveness
Speak only your true intentions
Hold up


Hook:

Yeah!
Watch how you talk to me please
Your words can deplete me
Talkin’ bout some easy
Don’t be hurt when I speak freely


Verse One:

We fighting bigotry and intolerance
Kept in discourse of fraudulence
Gotta upgrade your consciousness
Gotta check your responsiveness
Speak your mind and reverberate
Quality words with confidence
Leaders mind your audience
Some of them might be violent and hateful
They turn to crime and a normal offense with bias
That’s really how they define it
We lost in communication
A marvel of modern science
Said MLK was a radical
Force our voices we riot
Let speak the forcibly silenced
Even if you don’t like it


Hook:

Yeah!
Watch how you talk to me please
Your words can deplete me
Talkin’ bout some easy
Don’t be hurt when I speak freely

 

Verse Two:

Support your sisters and brothers
They silence people of color
Right now my lyrics are governed
Know exactly who bout to hear’em
So take a look in the mirror
You exactly what they put fear in
Never withhold the truth
They ain’t ready for ya’ll to hear it
So, homie why hate me?
If I can’t speak, then I ain’t free.

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