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This poem is a dialog poem....
Power to the people

1st person: Power to the people
2nd Person: Power to my brother and sisters who strive for justice and just a little acknowledgement of the struggle.
1st and 2nd: Power to my non sisters
2nd: and brothers who got this mere image that we shall not come over this poverty, discrimination, and hatred.
1st: I wanna say power to the ones who stood up Rosa
2nd: Malcolm
1st: Rodney
2nd: Martin
1st: even Harriett
2nd: See these are not the only ones who fought the good fight take the Bloody March participants, people across Selma, Birmingham, Mississippi, the ones who held the sit-for any apparent reason.
1st: They once said that America is the most beautiful place, but they let all of this derogation get in the way.
2nd: And…we have failed them.
1st and 2nd: With the violence and hatred we let beat upon one another.
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