Africans Living Fully

By Fadila A Ahmad / 31 May 2020 /

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I CAN'T BREATHE... YET YOU SEE ME AS HIGHLY DANGEROUS?

You have got your knees pressing on down my throat, 

You have got your hate and supremacy all over exerting excruciating pressure on me

I have no weapon, yet the colour of my skin triggers you like a time bomb,

I say I CANT BREATHE, 

What part of this simple sentence doesn’t indicate ~ I NEED YOUR HELP? 


What part of this simple sentence doesn’t indicate ~ YOU are going to KILL ME  if you don’t stop?


What part of this simple sentence doesn’t imply ~ You INTENTIONALLY deny me my right to live?


What part of this statement doesn’t explicitly tell You I am going to DIE If YOU don’t STOP what you’re doing?


What part of this simple sentence tells YOU, I am Resisting ARREST?


What part of this simple sentence doesn’t tell YOU I have SURRENDERED?


What part of this simple sentence doesn’t tell You I AM HARMLESS?


WHAT PART of that statement doesn’t Tell You YOU ARE INTENTIONALLY Committing MURDER?


I can’t breathe ~ He can’t breathe ~ She can't breathe ~ they can’t breathe ~ We Can’t breathe!


What MORE could I possibly say to get YOU to respect my RIGHTS to LIVE - my RIGHT To BREATHE?

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✍🏾by @fadila_aahmad

Photo credit to @monicaahanonu



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