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Racial Respect .......Poem

Updated on December 7, 2014

How simply saddening
how wrong
how childish
It's so simple in retrospect
this whole issue of
what do we do ?

How do we do what's
simply right ?
Stop looking and seeing nothing
and look beyond just black
and white

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      Eric Dierker 2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I just love simple and short and really well said important concepts. I reckon that is why I love this. Thank you.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I totally agree. Why?

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      Jaye Denman 2 years ago from Deep South, USA

      What a marvelous poem with profound meaning in only a few words. Such a simple concept could overcome centuries of racism if only put to use. We should try to get to know people as individuals, not based on their ethnicity or the color of their skin, but simply as humans.

      I love Morgan Freeman's statement. After all, he is simply a man (and a very talented one, at that). Adding an adjective denoting his race or skin color is not necessary. And that's true for everyone.

      Voted Up+++ and shared

      Jaye

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      bluebird 2 years ago

      Simple is as simple does.

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      CrisSp 2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Well, they call me yellow and I hear your sentiments. :)

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      Yvonne Decelis 2 years ago from Boston, Massachusetts

      Agree 100%

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      ahorseback 2 years ago

      Now why can't real love for others be just like Hub Love ? Man , I love you guys ! Thank you . CrisSp , I'm just a lowly Irishman myself ! LOl.

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      Audrey Hunt 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      A powerful and beautiful message delivered as only you can do. Voted up and across except for funny. Sharing this everywhere! Thank you so much!

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      ahorseback 2 years ago

      Speaking of hublove , there's Vocalcoach ! Merry Christmas ! You are so kind .

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