James Brown Say It Loud-I'm Black and I'm Proud, Pts.1-2 cover

Say It Loud-I'm Black and I'm Proud, Pts.1-2
by
Lyrics and Meaning


Ratings

Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Uh! With your bad self!
Verse 2
Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud!
Verse 3
Some people say we've got a lot of malice
Some say it's a lot of nerve
But I say we won't quit moving until we get what we deserve
We have been bucked and we have been scorned
We have been treated bad, talked about as just bones
But just as it takes two eyes to make a pair, ha
Brother we can't quit until we get our share
Verse 4
Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud!
One more time!
Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud!
Verse 5
I worked on jobs with my feet and my hand
But all the work I did was for the other man
Now we demand a chance to do things for ourselves
We're tired of beatin' our head against the wall
And workin' for someone else
Verse 6
Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud
Verse 7
We're people, we're just like the birds and the bees
We'd rather die on our feet
Than be livin' on our knees
Verse 8
Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind



What's Your Interpretation?

No Thoughts or Song Meanings Yet

Be the first to leave a thought.

Related Blog Posts