'White Boy Privilege' Kid Drops New Poem About Cops Shooting Black People for Kicks

Chris Menahan
Jul. 21, 2016

Royce Mann, the 14-year-old kid best known for culturally appropriating black slam poetry in his viral hit "White Boy Privilege," is out with a new poem about police shooting black people just because they're black.

From CNN:
Speaking on "The Preachers," a talk show on Fox, Mann introduced "All Lives Matter, But..." Like his first piece, "All Lives Matter, But..." centers on issues of race and privilege.

[...]It began with a bang: "All lives matter, but ... One: So do black lives. Why do two phrases that should work side by side seem to only divide? Two: That's all anyone's saying: Black lives matter, too."

Mann then referenced the death of Eric Garner. "Eleven: That's how many times -- 'I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe, I can't breathe' -- Eric Garner said, 'I can't breathe' before he was killed by police. So I guess those three words only mean stop if you're white."

His poem plowed through statistics: "52: It's been 52 years since the civil rights act passed and everyone supposedly became equal. Well guess what, we're in 2016 and films about equality are still part of the fantasy genre ... 102: That's how many unarmed black people were killed by police last year."
You have to watch the segment and see the women in the crowd crying:

Here's some unreleased segments from his poem provided exclusively to your's truly:

"33: That's how many African-Americans were shot by other African-Americans last Sunday in Chicago, which is the fault of white people -- because racism."

"98.4: That's how many more times likely an African-American is to be arrested in New York City for a shooting crime than a white person -- because racism."

"27: That's the number of times more likely an African-American is to attack a white person than a white person attack an African-American -- because racism."

"White privilege: that's the buzzword we use to blame whitey for all the world's problems while ignoring all their contributions."

Incidentally, despite being totally real (not really), none of these lines were included in his final draft.

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