“Salvation for a race, nation, or class must come from within. Freedom is never granted; it is won. Justice is never given; it is exacted. Freedom and justice must be struggled for by the oppressed of all lands and races, and the struggle must be continuous.”

–A. Philip Randolph

Girls Have Rights to Education As Well

1. I am talking without happiness, I remember Maasai girls that do not have education; they are in the village while other communities are educated.
My mother’s people, educate me as well.
2. You educate boys and leave me behind. It was not by mistake that I was born a girl. If it is help that you need, I too can be of help.
My mother’s people, educate me as well
3. Equality has come between a boy and a girl. Maasai proverbs state that “ I am only brave if I have support.
My mother’s people, educate me as well.
4. Educate boys and girls. Stop early girl marriages. Stop marrying off young children who do not know anything. People say you are foolish but you are not, your thoughts and actions are still that of a child.
My mother’s people educate me as well.
5. Great is the warrior and girl whose parents educated them. They use the pen to bring home all great things about life.
My mother’s people educated me as well
6. Years are moving fast and great changes are happening. The time of the spear is gone  and the time of the pen is here. And the time when confusion is unacceptable is here with us.
My mother’s people educate me as well.