On the move like black slaves through the wilderness

from Common – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Reference to the Underground Railroad that moved slaves from the South to safety in the North, where slavery had been abolished. Was there an Acela option if you really wanted to get to the North fast and were willing to pay extra?

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