But you can't break the mold in by holding your breath
Thought if I died for you, that would be an honorable death
These lines actually go with the previous two.
You can’t be a catalyst for change by not speaking up, by not shaking things up, by not breaking the mold. Dr. King spoke up and broke the mold and was killed as a result. Cee Lo says he must do the same thing and if he gets killed for standing up for his people, as Dr. King did, such a death would be an honor.
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