SAY HIS NAME            GEORGE FLOYD

SAY HER NAME          BREONNA TAYLOR

SAY THEIR NAMES    GEORGE FLOYD,
BREONNA TAYLOR, AHMAUD ARBERY,
ERIC GARNER, FREDDIE GRAY, TAMIR
RICE, PHILANDER CASTILE, SANDRA
BLAND and way too many more 🙁
WE’RE FIRED UP!   WON’T TAKE  (IT) NO MORE!
WE’RE FIRED UP!    WON’T TAKE (IT) NO MORE!
BLACK LIVES MATTER!
BLACK LIVES MATTER!

–BLACK CHILDREN MATTER….
–BLACK WOMEN MATTER….
–BLACK MEN MATTER…..
LOVE NOT HATE MAKES AMERICA GREAT!
LOVE NOT HATE MAKES AMERICA GREAT!
NO JUSTICE           NO PEACE!
NO JUSTICE           NO PEACE!

 IF WE DON’T GET NO JUSTICE!
YOU DON’T GET    NO PEACE!
I CAN’T BREATHE!   I CAN’T BREATHE!
WE CAN’T BREATHE!
WANNA KNOW WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS?
WE ARE STANDING UP FOR JUSTICE!

AIN’T NO POWER LIKE THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE
‘CAUSE THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE DON’T STOP
DON’T STOP   (or SAY WHAT?)
—AIN”T NO POWER, etc….

WHEN BLACK LIVES ARE UNDER ATTACK
WHAT DO WE DO?
      STAND UP! FIGHT BACK!
LOVE TRUMPS HATE!
NEVER AGAIN IS NOW!
NEVER AGAIN IS NOW!

THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED!
THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED!



!EL PUEBLO UNIDO JAMAS SERA VENCIDO!


or   BLACK LIVES UNITED WILL NEVER BE DIVIDED

or   OUR MOVEMENT UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED, etc…
WHOSE STREETS?
OUR STREETS!
(or: Whose schools, etc..)
(Traditional marching cadence)

Call:   WE ARE THE __________   (ex: PEOPLE …)
Echo:  WE ARE THE________ (ex: PEOPLE…)
Call:  THE MIGHTY MIGHTY PEOPLE
Echo: THE MIGHTY MIGHTY PEOPLE
Call:  EVERYWHERE WE GO
Echo: EVERYWHERE WE GO
Call:  PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW
Echo: PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW
Call:  WHO WE ARE
Echo: WHO WE ARE
Call:  SO WE TELL THEM…
Echo: SO WE TELL THEM…
Call:   WE ARE THE _________(ex: FUTURE…)
Echo: WE ARE THE _______(ex:FUTURE…)

DIGNITY
    YES!
JUSTICE
    YES!
RESPECT
    YES!
ORGANIZE
    YES!

WE DID NOT CONSENT
TO THIS PRESIDENT!….
FIRE THE LIAR!
DUMP ________NOW 
(good ex: TRUMP!)
VOTE THEM OUT!
VOTE THEM OUT!
  (or him out…)
TELL ME WHO’S ABOVE THE LAW
  NOBODY’S ABOVE THE LAW!
Hey HEY—
Ho HO—
__  __  __HAS GOT TO GO!
(ex: RACISM, NRA, etc…)
SILENCE IS VIOLENCE!
SILENCE IS VIOLENCE!
AN INJURY TO ONE
IS AN INJURY TO ALL!


¡UN DAÑO PARA UNO
ES UN DAÑO A TODO!
(sing-song marching cadence)

Call: I DON’T KNOW BUT I’VE BEEN TOLD

ECHO:  I DON’T KNOW BUT I’VE BEEN TOLD
THE PEOPLE HERE ARE MIGHTY BOLD
– THE PEOPLE HERE ARE MIGHTY BOLD
THERE”S ONE THING THAT’S CLEAR TO ME
      – THERE’S ONE THING THAT’S CLEAR TO ME
THE PEOPLE HERE HAVE UNITY
       – THE PEOPLE HERE HAVE UNITY
LIES AND THREATS WILL NOT DIVIDE
       -LIES AND THREATS WILL NOT DIVIDE
THE PEOPLE STANDING SIDE BY SIDE
      -THE PEOPLE STANDING SIDE BY SIDE!
WHEN I SAY “BLACK LIVES” you say “MATTER”
BLACK LIVES     MATTER
BLACK LIVES     MATTER
   -WHEN I SAY “JUSTICE” you say “FOR ALL
    JUSTICE         JUSTICE
    FOR ALL         FOR ALL…etc….
WHEN I SAY “SI SE” you say “PUEDE” etc…
WHEN I SAY “HEALTH CARE” you say “FOR ALL.”
WHEN I SAY “ORGANIZE” you say “RIGHT NOW” etc…
HANDS UP    Don’t shoot!
HANDS UP    Don’t shoot!

WE’RE BAD —- WE KNOW IT—-
WE’RE HERE — TO SHOW IT—-

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET
AND YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET!
WE’RE BAD….(go right back to first line)

WALK WITH US!
WALK WITH US!

WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!
Call:  SHOW ME WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
    Resp:  THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE

SHOW ME WHAT COMMUNITY LOOKS LIKE…..
      —THIS IS WHAT COMMUNITY LOOKS LIKE  etc…
SHOW ME WHAT UNITY LOOKS LIKE…….
SHOW ME WHAT BLACK LIVES LOOK LIKE……
SHOW ME WHAT JUSTICE LOOKS LIKE…….
SHOW ME WHAT AMERICA LOOKS LIKE…..
BLACK, WHITE, GAY, STRAIGHT
LOVE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE!
THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING
THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING!

or:  ALL THE WORLD IS WATCHING
      ALL THE WORLD IS WATCHING
HEY HEY WHAT DO YOU SAY?
     BLACK LIVES MATTER IS HERE TO STAY!
HEY HEY HEAR OUR CALL!
     UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL!
HEY HEY HOW CAN WE DO IT?
     ROCK THE VOTE and DON”T SAY “SCREW IT!”
HEY HEY WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
     __________ IS MOVING MIGHTY SLOW!
(ex: the board, the state, etc…)
LISTEN___________,
HEAR OUR CRY

WHEN WE’RE SCREWED
WE MULTIPLY!!!!!!!!!
WHAT DO WE WANT?
     JUSTICE (or DACA, etc..)
WHEN DO WE WANT IT?
    NOW
DO WE WANT IT NEXT WEEK?
    NO!
DO WE WANT IT NEXT YEAR?
    NO!
WHEN DO WE WANT IT?
   NOW!
WHEN DO WE WANT IT?
   NOW!

1-2-3-4– WE WON’T TAKE IT ANYMORE
(or WE KNOW WHAT WE’RE MARCHING FOR)

5-6-7-8 –LOVE NOT HATE MAKES AMERICA GREAT!

STUDENTS SAY: ________‘s GOTTA GO! 
NURSES SAY:
__________’s GOTTA GO!
TEACHERS SAY: ________’s GOTTA GO!
WORKERS SAY: ________’s GOTTA GO! etc.
UP IN _____________WHAT DO WE SAY?
       (ex: Hartford, Syracuse, etc.)
     BLACK LIVES MATTER IS HERE TO STAY.
DOWN IN D.C. WHAT’S THE WORD?
     MARCH AND PROTEST ‘TIL WE’RE HEARD!
WE ARE NOTHING WITHOUT EACH OTHER
WE ARE NOTHING WITHOUT EACH OTHER!

GET UP! GET DOWN!
THERE’S A PROTEST MOVEMENT IN THIS TOWN.
(or: Black lives movement
Sanctuary movement, etc…)

       or _______________IS A PROTEST TOWN!

BLACK HEALTH MATTERS!
BLACK HEALTH MATTERS!
SHAME,  SHAME,  SHAME
NOT IN OUR NAME!

or___________________(name)
SHAME ON YOU!
GEORGE FLOYD  
REST IN POWER…

_________________(name of deceased)
REST IN POWER!
BREONNA TAYLOR——        !PRESENTE!
GEORGE FLOYD     ——        !PRESENTE!
AHMAUD ARBERY ——-       !PRESENTE!
and……….
THERE ARE NO EXCUSES
FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES!

YOU TAKE ONE OF US ON
     YOU TAKE ALL OF US ON!

WE ARE HERE TO MOBLILIZE
FIGHTING BACK AGAINST THEIR LIES!

HEY_________________CAN YOU HEAR IT?
CAN YOU HEAR OUR MIGHTY SPIRIT?
RACIST, SEXIST, ANTI-GAY
_______________GO AWAY!

or GET OUT THE WAY!  GET OUT THE WAY!
RACIST, SEXIST, ANTI-GAY!

WE DON’T WANT A PRISON NATION
STOP MASS INCARCERATION!

PUT ON THE HEAT!   OUT IN THE STREET!
PEOPLE’S POWER CAN NEVER BE BEAT!


 
WE ARE THE CHANGE
WE ARE THE CHANGE!
PEACE ON THE RIGHT     JUSTICE ON THE LEFT
PEACE ON THE RIGHT     JUSTICE ON THE LEFT!
FEE FI FO FUM
LOOK OUT___________
HERE WE COME!
NO MORE SILENCE, NO MORE LIES
WE WILL NOT BE VICTIMIZED!
NO ______, NO KKK,
   (ex. Trump, Nazis, etc…)
NO FASCIST USA!
Song/Chant:
WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT
      (See Twisted Sister version on YouTube)
WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT
NO–WE AIN’T GONNA TAKE IT
WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT
ANYMORE!


NO SOMOS UNO. NO SOMOS CIEN.
SOMOS MILLONES. CUENTANOS BIEN.

(trans: We’re not one. We’re not one hundred
We’re in the millions. Count us well!)

¡Escucha, escucha! ¡¡¡Estamos en la lucha!!!
or: ¡_____, escucha! (ex: Trump…)
or: ¡Estudiantes en la lucha, trabajadores, etc..

(trans: Listen, Listen! We’re all in the struggle)

Aquí estamos y no nos vamos!
Y si nos echan, (nos) regresamos!


(trans: Here we stand and we’re not moving
And if we’re thrown out, we’ll be back!)

YOU CAN’T CONTROL US
WE GOT THE POWER
IF YOU CAN’T HEAR US
WE’LL SAY IT LOUDER!

also YOU CAN’T CONTROL US
       WE’RE GONNA VOTE YOU OUT
       IF YOU CAN’T HEAR US
       YOU’RE GONNA HEAR US SHOUT!