They say the cop wrote a letter apologizing to Oscar
Guess they say I'm wrong because I still say drop 'em

from Killer Mike (Ft. Funkadelic) – Burn Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Oscar Grant was a black man that was murdered by a B.A.R.T. police officer in Oakland CA. Mr. Grant was detained with several others on new years day 2009. As Mr. Grant was lying face down on the concrete he was shot once in the back. The scene was captured on cell phone cameras. The officer later stated that he thought he was pulling his taser instead of his gun.

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