Black-Out

These English actors are too mild,
Who seek to have their wrongs redressed.
No manager may be beguiled
 By supplication or request.

Some sterner action is required,
A union boss they should engage,
If coloured folk are not desired
 To 'crab their acts' upon the stage.

Ours is the method when in doubt;
And they should follow in our track.
And, if they'd keep these niggers out,
They promptly should 'declare them black.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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