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Tri-C ENG 1020 Fall 2018: Songs

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Cuyahoga Community College ENG 1020: Protest Music



This page contains curated songs available on YouTube related to social justice, as well as information on CDs and vinyl records that can be found onsite at the Library & Archives. You can also enter your zip code into the "Search Location" box to see what libraries near you may have this item available.

"Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

"American Skin" by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

"Americans" by Janelle Monae

"Baltimore" by Prince

"The Beast" by the Fugees

"Boys on Black Mopeds" by Sinead O'Connor

"Crime for Crime" by Ani DiFranco

"Earth" by Lil Dicky

"Fight the Power" by Public Enemy

"Freedom" by Beyonce feat. Kendrick Lamar

"Fuck Tha Police" by N.W.A.

"Hate the Police" by the Dicks

"Hell You Talmbout" by Janelle Monae, Women's March on Washington

"The Joke" by Brandi Carlile

"Killing in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine

"Land of the Free" by the Killers

"Let's Make America Great Again" by Frank Turner

"Love It If We Made It" by the 1975

"Love Me, I'm a Liberal" by Phil Ochs

"Make America Great Again" by Pussy Riot

"Mi Gente" by J Balvin, Willy William

"Mississippi Goddam" by Nina Simone

"Nina Cried Power" by Hozier with Mavis Staples

"Proud to Be Black" by Run-D.M.C.

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin

"Mama's Cryin' Free" by Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell, and Amythyst Kiah

"A Rapist in Your Path" - Chilean feminist protest song

"Respect Yourself" by the Staple Singers

"Rhythm Nation" by Janet Jackson

"The Sleep of Reason" by Billy Bragg

"The Story of O.J." by Jay-Z

"Tear the Fascists Down" by Woody Guthrie

"There but for Fortune" by Joan Baez

"This is America" by Childish Gambino

"This Land" by Gary Clark Jr.

"The Times They Are A-Changin'" by Bob Dylan

"They Don't Care About Us" by Michael Jackson

"What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye

"White Man's World" by Jason Isbell

"The Whitest House" by Jasiri X

"Who Protects Us from You?" by Boogie Down Productions

CD & Vinyl Recordings

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