“Refuse Fascism”: A Poem by LindoYes!

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“Refuse Fascism” Spoken Word Performance

“Refuse Fascism” Lyrics

They want to cut family ties, that have been knotted since history,
With more stories than the tallest building,
Small, but we are building!
Brick by brick, from the wall they use to oppress us, to impress upon them!
We will...
Refuse Fascism
Resist Hatred 
Right wrongs of politicians singing the same song, when we got a different tune, that's the rhythm of our heart beat, that create a musical, that allow everyone to dance, take steps to their pursuit of happiness, and we ain't happy yet, we are upset, that why we are here!?!
Blood 
Sweat
Tears
Blood for the generation before and after that inherited this fight
Sweat as affirmation of the work we done, doing and continue to do
Tears for when we endure with and without
We are here!!!
Refusing Fascism
Resisting  Hatred 
Righting wrongs of politicians singing the same song, when we got a different tune, that's the rhythm of our heart beat, that create a musical, that allow everyone to dance, take steps to their pursuit of happiness,

That’s why we are here in pro test

About LindoYes!

LindoYes is a Def Jam poet, spoken word artist, actor, and emcee born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. His work takes the beat of the city streets and transforms it from a sunrise to a starry throne. Paying homage to the wordsmiths that surround and inspire him daily, he embodies their character and champions their unique stories to audiences of all varieties. Seeking to create larger conversations with his art, LindoYes addresses the constructs of love, gender identity, and social injustice. LindoYes talents have allowed him to travel across the east coast featuring at various colleges such as Bucknell University, Haverford College, Ursinus College, Drexel University, Lincoln University, Community College of Philadelphia and Cheney University of Pennsylvania to name a few. He has also been a featured performer at venues such as BusBoys and Poets and SpitDat in DC and Virginia, The Drunken Retort in Michigan, and Urban Grind, Apache Cafe and Do You Lyrics Lounge in Atlanta. When LindoYes is not performing he operates on the organizational team for local Philadelphia open mic; Breedlove and the Freedom Party. He also works as a teaching artist helping youth express themselves through the mediums of creative writing, visual art and performing art linked to activism. They have taught at the following organizations ArtWell, EducationWorks, and Congreso. He has also done advocacy work with SoulsShot, Refuse Fascism Philly, Sunrise Movement Philly, and Moms Demand Action PA. LINDOYES! Create images with words, taking audiences beyond their immediate experiences, he makes the world his canvas.

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