Hopeless - Not (I Don't Think So)

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Control - prolonged cruel and unjust treatment

Opression - the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. an act or instance of oppressing or subjecting to cruel or unjust impositions or restraints. the state of being oppressed. the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions, anxiety, persecution, abuse, maltreatment, ill treatment, tyranny, repression, suppression, subjection, enslavement, exploitation, cruelty, ruthlessness, harshness, brutality, injustice, hardship, misery, suffering, pain, anguish, wretchedness, opposition, freedom, democracy
Racism - the conscience belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another, that different races should remain segregated and apart from one another. a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. A doctrine or political program based on the assumption of racism and designed to execute its principles based on racial prejudice or discrimination.
Fear -
Stereotype - prejudice represents the emotional response, and discrimination refers to actions.

The Israelites In Egypt

Feared - So Many of them, more than us, they may overtake us.
Inslaved - Beat, harrased, inprisioned, killed unjustly, abuse of power
Prayed - To God and followed all his instructions
Freedom - Migration as promised by God to the promise land, faith renewed, restoration


Feared - Spoke, taught, healed, delivered with authority
Prayed To the Father - Not my will, but thy will be done
Arrested And Hung- Like a criminal, unjust death, abuse of power
Freedom - He rose again as promised by God, faith renewed, souls saved

Paul And Silas

Feared - Preaching Jesus Repent
Arrested And Inprisioned- Unjustly, harrasement, abuse of power
Praised God -God shook the jail and chains fell off
Freedom - Delivered, set free, souls got saved

African American

Feared - Strong, many of them, more than us, protested for their rights
Inslaved - Arrested, Inprisioned and Killed unjustly, just because we can, abuse of power
Prayed To God - For justice, laws changed, inter
Freedom - Deliverance, faith renewed, souls saved
boycotts, sit ins, freedom rides, educating, protesting
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