“These are some serious times, all I can see around us is violence and crime…”, quoted by the new Reggae sensation called Gyptian. The times in
The politicians have created a garrison melting pot which they cannot control. Inner city violence has escalated to a state of national emergency. Weapons are now more valued than human resources, Area Dons spend more on their vehicles than on their communities. The Drug trade is now deeply tied into politics, extortion is everywhere.
Where is God, when you need him? There is at least one church found in every community of this island but no justice for the poor has been met. No one cares for the insane on the streets, or the young child walking bear footed in the rain.
Yet they (politicians) boast on their stock portfolios.
What is the use? Why complain everyday about the same situation that has been plaguing our people for centuries. I cannot recall the black race not going through some state of hardship. Yet Nazi’s protest and say they want us to go back home, when they were the ones that brought us to the western world.
What do they (The Oppressors) want from us? They may hit us with inflation and corruption but they will not have our souls. Only God knows the truth and why we are all oppressed and only God will save us all.
In the mean time, my reality exists within my environment and this article is a reflection of my environment, it affects me to see such a powerful set of people being exploited and hurt one another.