"Black is Beautiful"

, par P. K. Murthy

This poem was nominated by UN as the best poem of 2008,

Written by an African Kid

When I born, I black

When I grow up, I black

When I go in Sun, I black

When I scared, I black

When I sick, I black

And when I die, I still black

And you white fellow

When you born, you pink

When you grow up, you white

When you go in sun, you red

When you cold, you blue

When you scared, you yellow

When you sick, you green

And when you die, you gray

And you calling me colored ?!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The UN has been very slow in acknowledging this poem but the, they have always been slow, always appearing after the event and damage has been done. This poem was written almost a decade ago.
- Najma