America’s history with racism stems to its “discovery” in 1492 when a system was put in place to ensure a certain type of people remain in the driver’s seat. As years progressed, we’ve watched with the false hope that racial tensions would become a thing of the past, but today we continue to see news stories of unarmed Black men and women taken down by their neighbors, and even worse – police. Having had enough, Sargeant Q put his frustrations to song with his latest single “Cry, Pt. 1.”
“I just wanna cry. I don’t wanna have to die.”
That line alone speaks volumes about what Sargeant Q and many like him face on a day-to-day basis in America because of nothing more than the color of their skin. That line acts as a reminder throughout the song of the struggle certain people in this country face daily as news clips from recent tragedies are weaved in, further reminding us that no matter how far some may claim we’ve come – it surely isn’t far enough.
To hear Sargeant Q’s latest single, “Cry, Pt. 1,”
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