I Am Troy Davis (T.R.O.Y.)


Does the court system employ racists?
Then why are so many black boys in cages?
Why shouldn’t I be paranoid of hatred?
Just look at the curious case of Troy Davis
Let’s travel on down to Savannah
In the state of Georgia just south of Atlanta
Where they wave the rebel flag like a bandanna
Hung our ancestors, then posed for the camera

Jasiri X, “freeing minds one rhyme at a time.”  Cf. “One last way to take action to save Troy Davis’ life is to sign this petition from Amnesty International to Chatham County District Attorney, Larry Chisolm, who has the power to withdraw the death warrant and support clemency.  Or contact the DA’s office directly at: Telephone: 912-652-7308 Fax: 912-652-7328″ (Samhita Mukhopadhyay, “Breaking: Troy Davis Denied Clemency,” Feministing, 20 September 2011); “SCHR Director and Senator Fort call on Prison and #Execution staff to STRIKE – refuse to kill #TroyDavis bit.ly/rpzQCM” (Southern Center for Human Rights, 20 September 2011).


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