I am guilty I will pay Talking about how people will take matters into their

I am guilty i will pay talking about how people will

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I am guilty, I will pay” Talking about how people will take matters into their own hands at some point Talking about what police violence was doing to the community “Sheriff John Brown always hated me For what I don’t know” “Reflexes had the better of me And what is to be must be Everyday day the bucket a-go a well One day the bottom a-g drop out” “Revolution” Revolution is the point where a society goes through fundamental change “It takes a revolution to make a solution Too much confusion; so much frustration I don't want to live in the park Can’t trust no shadows after dark” Song is stating that a revolution must take place for problems to be solved “Burning and Looting” Businesses are used as a symbol of the Babylon System Burning and looting are metaphors for resistance “That's why we gonna be Burnin and lootin’ tonight: Say we gonna burn and loot Burnin and lootin’ tonight” The curfew was used as the backdrop of the song “This morning I woke up in a curfew
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O God, I was a prisoner too Could not recognize the faces standing over me They were all dressed up in uniforms of brutality” Song is autobiographical “How many rivers do we have to cross Before we can talk to the boss? All That we got it seems we have lost; We must have really paid the cost” Talking about how there are several barriers to get past and although black people have surpassed many of them, we are still not truly free
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