America is in a state of unrest right now, fighting against the injustices that have plagued our country since its inception.  The injustices of slavery, the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War and the Black Lives Matter that is front and center right now. And no movement is without its music to capture, the pain and inspire us to fight on.  Here is a list of both old and new music to remind of us the past and motivate us toward the future:

  1. Marvin Gaye- What’s going on (Vietnam War)
  2. Beyoncé & Kendrick Lamar- Freedom
  3. John Legend & Common- Glory
  4. Kendrick Lamar – Alright
  5. Michael Jackson- They don’t really care about us
  6. Childish Gambino- This is America
  7. Billie Holiday- Strange Fruit
  8. NWA- F*** tha police