MANY YOUTH ARE STOLEN TO DIE?
(August 24, 2007 by Carl A. Patton)
I saw them gathered in circles B-Boxing,
Hip-Hopping, rhyming to a consistent
monotonous beat stifling creative energy
from the ancestors. However some found a
Meanwhile some took the bottom to new
heights while others stayed with the beat
as creativity and natural rhythm was not
Will we hear the positive youth that
Rap? Who will listen? Do they really
offer anything inspirational? What do
they say about those that wallow in Hi-Hop
But so-called intellectuals whose
ancestors came from “The Land of the
Blacks” demand that this new culture
have its place in academia.
This makes little sense, as how can decadence
transcend to the political, economic and
social arenas. Where was the home, church and
However the youth in a new style of
dress pay allegiance to a degenerate
fashion world that see many clothes
in unisex, male and female. As many
designers know not their name or gender.
In baggy shirts and hung down pants
the music and lyrics turn morals
and respect for womanhood and self
upside down as bitch and whore to
these stolen youth become the honey,
baby and darling of the Hip-Hop age.
So loose clothes and uniforms which
represent who? is in vogue.
The uniforms of sports teams that
many had not even heard of walk as moving
Men claiming to be men see style in earrings
in every ear. Many other things were also
pierced as Satan snatched every bit of
ignorance that prevailed like the soot
from the ovens that burned the wicked dead.
Some also came as new men with extended
hair as they competed with women who
desired long hair bought from vendors that
had captured the Black hair care market.
Sadly as the boys that called themselves
men dropped their drawers so did the Hip-
Hopped young female. Tattoos and body
markings also came to their delight as
Black folk tried to show black marks on
Would sold-out Black intellectuals
create this madness as a discipline of
study? Can anything positive come out
of things so negative? Can anything negative
also be creative?
What of the captured art form turned into
an exploitative economic enterprise?
Is getting paid more important than
Who will stand and dispute those who
come walking backwards and sideways
telling our youth that back streets are
Meanwhile many youth are stolen as
they die while looking at so-called role
models destined to die first.
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