Yes, 'n' how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?

Bob Dylan - Blowin’ in the Wind lyrics meaning

Meaning

He drops the other shoe: People have been struggling for almost 100 years in the U.S. (since the end of the Civil War) for equal protection under the law, but people are being killed because they're black or for sympathizing with blacks here in the land where we are all supposed to be equal.

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