What Is The Anger Of A Black Man?

The anger of a black man 

Is it controlled or does it lash out? 

Is it replacing my name with bitch and hoe? 

Does a black man’s anger allow him to put his hand on me until I pass out?

Does his anger supersede all laws and regulations?

Is a black man's anger learned from his society and culture?

Or does it all go back and lead up to the white man who treated blacks like shit?

How am I suppose to handle the anger of a black man?

Should I try not to get him mad or bust the windows out his car? 

Should I run and hide or try to kill him in his sleep.

I face reality finding out that is not a man. 

Just a boy confused on what a man really is.

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world
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