The Louisiana Social Pledge

We pledge our allegiance to Louisiana. We will embrace what makes us and our state unique. Louisiana will be recognized as a leader and innovator of the New South. Many great leaders of the future will come from this state. And we will show both the media and politicians that we are smarter than them. We will no longer have our resources exhausted and our people used and left behind. We will work hard and play hard. We will protect each other. We will support each other. We pledge that we will do whatever we can to get these things in motion right now. We will no longer wait for a path to be cleared for us. We will clear the path ourselves. And we ain’t giving up easily. We will socialize in the real world just as well as we do on the internet…in hopes to organize ourselves effectively.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Judas (The South) (Louis Toliver Jr - Swartz, LA)

I have loved the South so much
Even though He has hated me as much
To be happy is all I want, not much
Yet I have run away from my home
“Go away!” the South yelled
I cried and sniffed
I couldn’t understand

He said I was different
No better than a spec of dirt
In a field of white cotton
But I felt that I was the same
So one day, He said to me “Prove It!”
I denied my heritage for His
And like Judas, my skin became silver

But God taught me what gold was
And She spread across my body
Destroyed all the hate the South had left on me
She said, “The South don’t own you.”
So, I marched to my home in the South
And said, “I ain’t going nowhere.”
I made the South, the South didn’t make me.

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