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    Common Just Freestyled About Race-Related Issues And Shut It Down

    "The color of my skin, they comparing it to sin."

    Common appeared on Sway in the Morning and dropped the mic with a freestyle that addressed social and political issues affect black Americans.

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    He started off by remembering Sandra Bland and really saying her name.

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    He then paid tribute to black artists who have inspired people of color.

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    He then called attention to the deaths of Trayvon Martin and other black teens...

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    ...and reminded listeners that black Americans should be treated equally.

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    In the second verse, he calls out the problems inside the black community β€” problems that need to be addressed by everyone.

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    He also praised Viola Davis for her 2015 Emmy Award acceptance speech for her lead role in How to Get Away With Murder β€” the first black actress to win an Emmy.

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    Ultimately he reminded all of us, including Sway, why Common has been killing the game for the past 20 years.

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