“Double Standards” … A Poem written by Big Virge 29/11/2013

Well, on the basis of much that is revealed in the documentary posted below ……

“Britains Forgotten Slave Owners” …..

It would seem fair to say, that there are and continue to be some…

EXTRAORDINARY … Double Standards, from a monetary perspective, ALONE ….

But, here are a few more, that are clearly, NOT, figments of black folks imagination, or, ” Chips on our Shoulders ” …..

“Yo, for my anger settle,
Man give me a treble !
Wait, i’ve got to mingle
So, give me a single
in fact, i’ll take a double
cos’ this may start trouble !”

All these … ” Double Standards ” …
are getting me angered …

From Lawrence to Walker …
to … Christopher Alder ,,,

it seems some … English People …
Can’t deal …. with … The Evil .. !!!
that … ” Lurks ‘ … in their house … !!!

when they get … ” Found Out ” … !!!!!!!

We blacks … should … ” Shut Mouths ” … ?!?
and … NOT … speak about …
The way we get treated …
in … ” Some ” … English Towns … !!!!!

or speak of our … ” LOSSES ” … !?!
because of … White Bosses …
who’ve got … EVERY RIGHT … !?!
to … Dismiss … our plight …
of fighting … for lives …

when police ….
SHINE THEIR LIGHTS … !!!!!

or keep us … “in the dark” … ?
About …. Monkey Chants …. !!!
while Black soldiers … DIE …

On … Police Station Floors … !!!

They’d rather …. ” Deny ” ….
how we’re … Treated like … WHORES … !!!
and … left on … ALL FOURS …
while THEY … have a laugh …
in stations and … Courts … !!!!!

The standards … ” They Have ” …
DON’T … Add up … like Math … !?!

They’d … ” Rather Not ” … Hear … !!!
about the …. ” Veneers ” …
Behind … “Cover Ups” …
that … EXPOSES STUFF …

About …
Just How … ” low ” …
” Their Standards ” … can go … !!!!!!

EXCUSES … Excuses …
and YES … MORE … EXCUSES … !!!?!!!

are what they … ” Provide ” …
to cover their … ” Looseness ” … !!!

“All people do wrong !”

is their NEW … ” Hot Song ” … !!!

All This … while … ” Trayvons’ ” …
are Lost … due to shots …
from … Zimmerman Bods’ … !!!!!!!!!!!!

“Of course we should Massa’ !
Let’s erase those chapters !”

See i’m down with … The Man …
….. ” Lilian Thuram ” ……

So …
Take the stance … THAT …

” Double Standards ” … Land …
in the laps of … Clans …
who stand next to … ” Racists ” …
in ………. Various Places ………. !!!!!!

But … WON’T …
Get on the … Faces …
of those who spread … HATRED … !!!!!!

I wonder … ” Sometimes ” … ?
whether they … ” Recognise ” …

Or ….
Take time to … THINK ….
About …… ANYTHING ……

Beyond ………………………………… Their Kin …. ?!!!?

It’s CLEAR Most ……… DON’T … !!!!!
and … Won’t … ” Rock The Boat ” …
when … “within” … ” Their Folk ” …

They hear … subtle jokes …
that … EXPOSE … Attitudes …
with … ” Racist Styled Views ” … !!!!!

How many … make … FEUDS ?
within … their own crews … ?

It seems there … Aren’t Many … !?!
who … TRULY … are … ” Ready ” …
to REALLY … say something …

They’d rather do … NOTHING … !!!!!

and be … YES … Complicit …
with those … Who Are … RACIST … !!!!!

but are … QUICK … to run lines
and wanna … Start Fights …
with blacks who … AREN’T SHY … !!!!!

to … Speak on … Their Crimes …
and … Bring them to … LIGHT … !!!!!

The question is …. WHY …. ???

Their standards seem … ” Doubled ” … !?!
when their feathers get … ” Ruffled ” … !!!!

It’s Clear … They get … ” TROUBLED ” … !!!
and just … WILL NOT BE … “humbled” …

I’ve said it before … !!!
I’ll say it again … !!!

It’s like Mos’ Def’ … said …

“When they do it well,
It’s seen as success !
When we do it well
It’s seen as suspect !”

But ….. ???
Who are … ” Suspect ” … ?!?
when their standards .. are … CHECKED … !?!

It’s time to … INSPECT …
and let ME … Cut The Deck … !!!

I ain’t from … Wu Tang … !!!
but … Know about … ” Klans ” …
and … IGNORANT Gangs … !!!
who STILL … ” Take The Stance ” …

That …

Immigrants cause ….
Their countrys’ … ” Downfall ” …

So Let’s … ” Double Check ” …
and get this … ” Correct ” …

When they … ” Move Around ” …
across …. Different Towns ….

On YES … Foreign Grounds …

Does their …. ” Migration ” …. ?
or ……………. IMMIGRATION …… !?!

Make for …. Better Nations …. ?????

when how they get … ” Stationed ” …
seems to bear ……. ” NO RELATION …… ?!?

to … Living in … SQUALOR … ?!?
and … Begging … for Dollars …
or … Begging for … ” Pounds ” … !?!

That’s … REALLY … NOT HOW …
They seem to ….. ” Get Down ” ….. !?!

Do They … FEAR POLICE … ?
when They .. walk the streets … ?
” Upon ” …. Foreign Shores …. ?

Or … Live like the … POOR … ?!?

Their standards … Stay … HIGH … !!!
wherever they ………. ” LIE ” ………..

Of course I meant … ” LAY ” … !!!

But in the …. U.K.
Immigrants … AREN’T OKAY … !!!
and should … YES ………………………………………………….. PLAY AWAY …….

UNLESS …. They will play …
in ways that …. Display ….

A wish to … “CONFORM” …

and NOT … Kick Up A Storm … !!!

when how they are treated …
is …. ” Racism Born ” …. !!!!!!!!!!

I … ” Double Up ” …
My Standards …

So that …
They stay … HIGH … !!!

and … WILL NOT … !!!
have … ” Handlers ” …
Decide …. How I ride …. !!!

and … DON’T KEEP ….
” Whoring Types ” …

Standing ……
By my … side … !!!

and DON’T … “hide behind lies” …
or ……. ” Ignorant Pride ” …….. !!!!!!!!

cos’ it’s now … CLEAR TO ME … !!!

” Some ” … FORGET … Their Manners …
and seem to be ….. ” Hampered ” …..

when it comes to them … SEEING …

How they … “HOLD” …

…… ” Double Standards ” ……

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And Part 2 of Englands’ Forgotten Slaves ….. Tut Tut …

And the story continues ….

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What can one say, apart from, Good ol’ England … !!!

Well Well Well ….

When Black history month comes around, this should make for some very interesting viewing, and debate, amongst the generations to come……

Diaries, Logs, Inheritance via some form of … ” Compensatory ” … type of …

Wait ….

” REPARATION ” …. payment …. ?!?

Ahhh ….. but, we blacks have been talking out our ass crack, when it comes to demanding stuff like that …. Errrr. yeah … I think in fact …

I KNOW … NOT … !!!!!

So, for all those who, LOVE OFF England, be you, the offspring of NON-Caucasian, immigrants/slaves, who were born and raised there, or, just visitors to … ” Great Britain “, make sure to remain that side of the fence, and, DON’T … now switch,, because of stuff like this, that shows the legacy, and, TRUE nature of those ….

“Ever so Lovely”, English, ladies and gents ….

#KNowWhoUDealingWith …..

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“Troubled Times” … A poem written and performed by Big Virge

Well, this is not a new piece, by any means, but, it would seem to be a piece that, sadly, transcends time, and is as poignant and relevant, now, as it could be, for each of the last 5 decades, as it probably could, further back through modern history, with regards to the policing of black people, that, seems to consistently lead to black deaths in their custody …. that we are made aware of ….

AGAIN …. I REPEAT … !!!
Those that, ” We are made aware of ” … !!!!

because it’s all good and well, talking about the people you hear about, but, it would be wise to acknowledge that there have been individuals, who are victims of cover ups, and lies, that the judiciary seems to find, quite acceptable, as excuses for, these POOR EXCUSES, for police officers !!!!!!

Sandra Bland & Sam Dubose are the latest names to hit the headlines, but, let’s not forget Eric Garner, Michael Brown & Freddie Gray, whose murder, seems to have fuelled more violence on Baltimores’ streets !!!!!

The final name i’ll add here is … Walter Scott, who suffered, what was essentially, a horrific execution, for a faulty tail light !!?!!

and….

…. let me just say this to all the, smart-mouthed, English people, who seem to think that the police in England, are divorced from their American cousins … ???

Well, the two countries don’t have a … ” Special Relationship “, for no reason !

Remember, the heritage of most, White Americans, as I keep finding out on my travels ….

If you ask them, upon meeting them, where their families originate from, you may just be surprised by, just how many have ….

YES, that’s right, European / BRITISH Connections … and that’s FACT !

So, i’ll just make mention of Mark Duggan, Smiley Culture and Christopher Alder … RIP …. to remind them of the same, ridiculous stories, that attempt to cover the racism, and brutality, that also leads to black deaths at the hands of UK Police……

It’s a disgrace … !!!!!

….. and they, as peacekeepers’, have as much to do with the decay of basic, civil rights, for people of colour, as well as, the rise in violent, street crime, that again, is not some figment of peoples’ imagination, it’s a very REAL PROBLEM, that needs to be addressed….. !!!

So, i’ll let the poem say the rest.

The list of names below, and those above, are VERY REAL INDICATIONS of …

Troubled Times ….. !!!!!

Trayvon Martin
Raymond Allen – 34
Dante Prince – 25
Nehemiah Dillard – 29
Wendall Allen – 20
Shereese Francis – 30
Rekia Boyd – 22
Kendrec McDade – 19
Ervin Jefferson – 18

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Recorded at Triple E Studios, Barbados

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REAL Hip Hop from Blaq Poet & Preemo, for all you N.H.B’s ….

Blaq Po’ … Preemo and some, HARD ASS FLOWS …. !!!

Hardcore Beat, and my throwback track for the week …..

Heavy ish’…. !!!
Only for you …

REAL … Hip Hop Heads … !!!
Rough and Rugged, just how I like my Hip Hop … !!!!!

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“Denial” … A poem written & performed by Big Virge

Oh and…. before anyone starts running the ….

“Oh, he’s obviously got a problem with gays !”, type rhetoric….

Well, this piece was actually written on the 29/06/2005

A whole 10 Years ago !

My position was clear then, as it is now, and much like all the other groups who are spoken about, within this piece, if they want to be accepted and treated EQUALLY, like everyone else ….

Well, accept that everybody ISN’T, necessarily down with the Gay Movement ….

and that some of us are not just gonna fall in line with the ….

“Oh, You’ve Gotta show support for the gays”, vibes, that are currently riding …

VERY HIGH …..

Anyway, let’s get to the bigger issue of denial in peoples’ attitudes ….

As the poem states, it is a BIG F’ing Problem …. and if you are one who takes offence to things you hear in this, well, you would seem to have a cap to wear that has on it’s peak, in …

BIG BOLD LETTERS

D E N I A L …..

Get over yourselves, and face what you know to be true, not only about yourself, but, more importantly, the world around you …..

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Systemic Racism explained, from a white perspective …..

Maybe hearing it from a white person, might make the naysayers and dismissers of the issue …..

THINK ….. at least for a second …..

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” STOP ! ” … by Rapper Big Pooh, produced by Apollo Brown ….

Rapper Big Pooh ….

Putting down some TRUTH, over an Apollo Brown Groove ….

SALUTE those, who’ve been murdered, killed & abused by uniformed BRUTES … !!!!!

Yes, this ones’ for the guys, but, let’s NOT FORGET, the black women, who seem to get less attention, but, are also having to face abuses of their basic civil rights that result in the loss of their lives …..

Cool visuals to go with the potent lyrical content of this track …..

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” Class ” … A Poem written & performed by Big Virge

Having asked last month, what it takes/means, to be …. ” Hardcore ” ….

This month, my question is about the idea of having, ” Class ” ……

So, here are some of my questions about this thing we call …..

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Yasiin on Malcolm X …..

Not to be forgotten ….

One of my inspirations, fa’ sure ….

and who better than Yassin Bey, to convey some reasons as to why, Malcolm X, demands respect even now, years after his death ….

The exhibition looks like a good’un ….

Wonder if any such stuff is running in England ???

I think not !!!!!

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