#BLACKLIVESMATTER - TORONTO BLACK CITY MIXTAPE : A Love Letter In Song To Black Community

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released March 26, 2016

Artwork by Amber Williams-King

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We are a coalition of Black community members, students, artists, organizers, activists, and everything in between

We work in solidarity with Black communities seeking justice from state-sanctioned violence, including but not limited to: police violence, state policies, community issues, etc.

Black Lives Matter is a movement created in 2012 by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi.
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Track Name: D'BI. & THE 333 - #BlackLivesMatter | D'BI. & THE 333
VERSE 1
si mi deh sitting in a café on a tuesday
mi turn to di waitah an mi seh
waitah come yah

don’t you serve me anoddah beer
wash away these tears
drown my fears

mek mi spirit fly up inna di air
cuz mi dear mi nuh waan fi be hear no more
mi nuh waan fi be hear no more

mi fren njoni njoni dead
pump wid bullet right inna him head
last week him jussa walk pon di street
police brutality

CHORUS
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter

VERSE 2
si mi deh sitting in a café on a thursday
mi turn to di waitah an mi seh
waitah come yah

don’t you serve me anoddah beer
wash away these tears
drown my fears
mek mi spirit fly up inna di air
cuz mi dear mi nuh waan fi be hear no more
mi dear mi nuh waan fi be hear no more

mi fren sandra sandra dead
dem seh dem find har hang up inna har cell
last week for a traffic ticket
police brutality

CHORUS
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter

VERSE 3
black bodies brutalized
black bodies criminalized
black bodies demonized
black bodies victimized
black bodies ostracized
black hyper sexualized
black hyper sexualized

like NATASHA and SOFIA and TAMIR, MICHAEL, LANQUAN
SANDRA BLAND SANDRA BLAND SANDRA BLAND

we cannot live without our lives
we cannot live without our lives
we cannot live without our lives

CHORUS
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter
black lives matter matter