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Fear of a Black Planet Lyrics

from Fear Of A Black Planet

"Fear of a Black Planet" is track #7 on the album Fear Of A Black Planet. It was written by Sadler, Eric T. / Boxley, Keith M. / Ridenhour, Carlton / Bonner, Leroy / Jones, Marshall Eugene / Middlebrooks, Ralph / Morrison, Walter / Napier, Norman / Noland, Andrew / Pierce, Marvin R. / Webster, Gregory A..
"Fear of a Black Planet" is track #7 on the album Fear Of A Black Planet. It was written by Sadler, Eric T. / Boxley, Keith M. / Ridenhour, Carlton / Bonner, Leroy / Jones, Marshall Eugene / Middlebrooks, Ralph / Morrison, Walter / Napier, Norman / Noland, Andrew / Pierce, Marvin R. / Webster, Gregory A..

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Man, you ain't gotta worry 'bout a thing
'Bout your daughter, nah, she ain't my type
(But supposin' she said she loved me)
Are you afraid of the mix of Black and White

We're livin' in a land where the law say the mixing of race
Makes the blood impure
She's a woman I'm a man
But by the look on your face, see ya can't stand it

Man, calm your ass down, don't get mad
I don't your sistah
(But supposin' she said she loved me)
Would you still love her or would you dismiss her

What is pure? Who is pure?
Is it European state of being, I'm not sure
If the whole world was to come through peace and love
Then what would we made of?

Excuse us for the news
You might not be amused
But did you know white comes from black
No need to be confused

Excuse us for the news
I question those accused
Why is this fear of black from white
Influence who you choose?

Man c'mon now, I don't want your wife
Stop screamin', it's not the end of your life
(But supposin' she said she loved me)
What's wrong with some color in your family tree
I don't know

I'm just a rhyme sayer
Skins protected 'gainst the ozone layers
Breakdown 200, might be best to be black
Or just brown countdown

I've been wonderin' why
People livin' in fear of my shade
(Or my hi top fade)
I'm not the one that's runnin'
But they got me one the run

Treat me like I have a gun
All I got is genes and chromosomes
Consider me black to the bone
All I want is peace and love on this planet
(Ain't that how God planned it?)

Excuse us for the news
You might not be amused
But did you know white comes from black
No need to be confused

Excuse us for the news
I question those accused
Why is this fear of black from white
Influence who you choose?

Songwriters
SADLER, ERIC T. / BOXLEY, KEITH M. / RIDENHOUR, CARLTON / BONNER, LEROY / JONES, MARSHALL EUGENE / MIDDLEBROOKS, RALPH / MORRISON, WALTER / NAPIER, NORMAN / NOLAND, ANDREW / PIERCE, MARVIN R. / WEBSTER, GREGORY A.

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