This is the native son, born of Zapata's guns
This alludes to Richard Wright’s novel Native Son, where the protagonist Bigger Thomas stuffs a dead white woman’s body in a furnace after accidentally killing her (referenced in the previous line). The idea that one can be both a ‘native son’ and ‘landless’ society’s ills and crooked mores have ostracized and villainized it’s own people, effectively turning Zack (and Bigger) into rebels who oppose the system.
Referring to a child born in Mexico, under Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata’s legacy
The “native” and “born of Zapata’s guns” parts also refer to the Zapatistas/EZLN.
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