4 huey p. newton

…..they loved the sight
of your dimming and flickering starlight…
they wanted 2 c your lifeless corpse
This way you u could not alter the course
Of ignorance that they have set
2 make my people forget…
I had loved u forever because of who u R
And now I mourn our fallen star.
— 

Tupac Shakur, excerpt of “Fallen Star (4 Huey P. Newton)," 

The Rose That Grew From Concrete, Tupac’s Collected Poems

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