She Persisted by John Flynn.

The driver said I don't know
What the hell
you think you're proving
Rosa said I paid my dime
And mister I'm not moving

She was warned
It was explained to her
Nevertheless she persisted

Malala said I'm sorry but
I won't follow your rules
I am not afraid
And I'm not staying home from school

She was warned
It was explained to her
Nevertheless she persisted

Through the years the moral arc
Of this old universe
Will slowly bend toward justice
Due to stubbornness like hers

Chastised for words once written
By a woman named Coretta
She tried to finish speaking
But her colleagues wouldn't let her

She was warned
It was explained to her
Nevertheless she persisted

Through the years the moral arc
Of this old universe
Will slowly bend toward justice
Due to stubbornness like hers

So do not try to bully her
'Cause she won't back away
From a fight that you'll regret
Each time you try to say

She was warned
It was explained to her
Nevertheless she resisted
Nevertheless she persisted

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