I wish I could give all I'm longing to give
I wish I could live like I'm longing to live
I wish that I could do all the things that I can do
Though I'm way overdue I'd be starting anew
If things were equal at this point in time for people of any color in the south, she’d be able to express and display the musical and personal passion she wants to give to the world. But the Jim Crow laws of the south did its best to hinder that, and overall it succeeded in making blacks look socially, mentally, and personally inferior to whites.
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