The Reparations Blues

By Carl McRoy Reparations – a musical survey No more shall they in bondage toil, Let my people go; Let them come out with Egypt’s spoil, Let my people go. We have given our sweat and all our tears We stumbled through this life for more than 300 years We’ve been separated from the land which we knew Stripped of our culture, people you know it’s true Piece of the pick We picked a piece Of land we deservin’ now Reparation, a piece of the nation Millions in slave ships landed, Whipped and chained and branded. 300 years of free … Continue reading The Reparations Blues