The Rose That Grew from Concrete Setting & Symbolism

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Justice Systemappears in Liberty Needs Glasses

In Shakur's eyes, the justice system has a lot to answer for in regards to its ill treatment of minorities. Although Justice is supposed to be blind to race, social status, political power and wealth, Shakur asserts that the reality is exactly the opposite. While many fat cat politicians continue to get away with a wide variety of crimes, those in the lower class or of a different ethnic background are prosecuted and persecuted for lesser crimes.

This opinion is not new nor does it only apply to the American justice system. Shakur refers to the imprisonment of South African leader Nelson Mandela, the man who spent 27 years in a prison because of his political beliefs and stand against apartheid. Mandela was finally released and managed to make significant changes in South Africa and throughout the world, however skewed justice systems still...

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