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Catherine Agudo Professor Holland ENG – 1000C October 22, 2019 What Does Society Make of Me, I ask Because of my culture Because of my religion Because of the attacks, why do they reflect me? I am just as American as anybody here The way I look, the way I dress Does not make me a Terrorist What does society make of me, I ask Because of my ebony skin-tone Because of the gangs, the gunshots, the broken families, why do they reflect me? My skin-tone Does not make me your slave It does not make me violent It just means I am just as strong as anybody in here
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Unformatted text preview: Because of the stupidity of others The mentality of white superiority Does Not make me a racist Stereotypes do not just suddenly appear They are bred to attack to kill to entertain But entertain who? Us No, it can’t be If we can’t accept what is said about us, what gives us the right to say it about others Society makes these naive remarks But, we make society Being Muslim is not a fault Being Black is not a crime Being me is not what society makes me So, what does society make of me? It does not make me We make society...
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