Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.
The most important line in the whole damn song. MESSAGE.
The only historically accurate line in the whole film.
"Love this photo. *From a friend who worked at Disneyland."
When I was in the hospital
I was roomed with a schizophrenic
And she was the most gentle person I have ever met
There was a boy with a long deep slit across his neck
Who told very funny jokes
A girl who never spoke a word
Would draw the most beautiful pictures
The boy who shook with anxiety
Could hold the most intelligent conversations
Even the girl who screamed in her sleep and picked at her skin
Had a heart the size of the ocean
We are not who you think we are
Today I was proud for a while
Because when the teacher said
"It’s time to take your height and weight"
I did not flinch
My hands did not tremble like they did
During the first public weigh-in six months ago
I did not fight to cover up the numbers
I did not hide at the back
I did not need a calming…