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A Man By His Works



“You can tell a tree by the fruit it bears; you can tell a man by his works…”

Then you have So-called leaders, and organizations, who take and hurt,

A billion-dollar jet, mansions, life of ease, still nothing for the people…

They’ve spent an economic system away, twice three, times their equal.

Lied about what their intentions manifested, transparency, no option,

Dividing up the lots, among board members, with no public mentions.

Yet, here comes a real nigga, a Witness, hashtag THE REAL BLACK VOICE,

Black, Caucasian, Mexican, Asian, whoever, it’s time to make a choice.

Right or wrong, your deeds are the ones who you are, good or bad,

Our times past is the foundation towards building the future riad.

So, if your leaders beguiled you, into a life losing your true faith,

Trust in your Lord who created you, the sweetness, just taste.

If they lied to millions, marched about lives deceiving all of us,

Yes, I apologize for them, only if they saw real benefit in trust.

“You can tell a tree by the fruit it bears; you can tell a man by his works…”

Then you have So-called leaders, and organizations, who take and hurt,

A billion-dollar jet, mansions, life of ease, still nothing for the people…

They’ve spent an economic system away, twice three, times their equal.

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“You can tell a tree by the fruit it bears; you can tell a man by his works…” Then you have So-called leaders, and organizations, who take and hurt,

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Submitted by TheArkProject on July 06, 2022

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RAHEEM MUHAMMAD

Active Revolutionist from Chicago, by way of New Jersey, Atlanta, Birmingham, and now NOLA; dedicating his life to establish a truly independent economic system for the poor and oppressed peoples of America first. Fighting for those faces you see and don't see on the websites: THE ARK PROJECT LLC THE BEEP INC. BEEP BLACK WALL STREET BOOKS I'm Muslim, I'm Black and I'm American so I guess I have three strikes against me LOL. I'm here reaching out to those concerned about the great divides that no-one wants to address and I'm here to address them head-on (Social Injustice, Islamophobia, Systematic Oppression, etc...). I am the author of this book: "Oh, Say Can You See!?" (Secrets) & Truth Is In The Art which shows how passionate I am about what was done and what continues to be done and ignored. Poetry is as a result of my life experiences as well as my opinions. They are my studies of the scriptures while paralleling them with history along with the present day's crimes against humanity, by those that claim to govern us. Keep in mind that my love for this country is beyond measure and incomparable. However, there are principles that a person ascertains to and therefore must stand upon. more…

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