Race Relations Having denigrated them we scowl at them for protesting all the inhumanity. Having beaten them we sneer at them for protesting all the brutality. Having lynched them we snipe at them for protesting all the injustice. Having slaughtered them we laugh at them for protesting all the killing. Having resisted them in their attempts to improve their lot we scoff at them for protesting all the roadblocks. Having exonerated ourselves from what happened in the past, we wish they'd once appreciate we'd always be fair. Yes, equality pulls the trigger now: if we're the ones protesting, why, we'll be shot, too. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Ragtag Daily Prompt this morning is LIES. I hope my verse is a good response to this prompt. I was inspired to write this verse after hearing privileged white folks complain about anti-white discrimination. Be it race, religion, ethnicity or nationality, humanity has ever been thus: the ones who have everything going for them are swift to squawk if their inferiors get a break.