I'm a black man with a gun in my hand, I ain't got no job, no money to spend I never meant for things to be like this, but let me tell you man It's just the way it is: One of them "have-nots" lookin' for to cover my needs I got a family and myself to feed, I never meant to hurt nobody But I will if I have to
The world was going insane, mothers and fathers, hide the pain We all want out of this game, crush the pain, we're all to blame We claim to be victims, Muslims, Hindus, Jews and Christians Create our own fears, hate grows stronger through the years
Does my colour scare you? Does my colour make you nervous? Comfirm all your doubts about my kind? Are you so inclined? Does my colour scare you?
I'm a white man with a gun in my hand.....
Whose been feedin' your head? Y'Mama got no more tears to shed Probably something was said, I'm driven to the limit instead I'm a what man poor man beggarman theif, evidence of your disbelief Nobody move nobody gets hurt
Does my colour scare you?..
Brothers and sisters across the land, you gotta work it out and take a stand It's all about love for y'fellow woman, y'fellow man There ain't no masterplan