Black History Month: John Handcox’s Songs of Resistance

Delta gospel, blues, and labor songs sprang from the fields where pain and resistance, strength and sorrow coexisted. The music that came from this place speaks to the land of milk and honey and the valley of dry bones. It speaks to the place where riches abound and poverty prevails. It speaks…

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6 Songs of Justice by Bob Marley

"Get up stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up. Don't give up the fight." These words, made famous by Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, still serve as a battle cry for people all over the world. These lyrics, along with many of his others, exemplify how timeless his music is and demonstrate how…

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Storytelling and Social Change: James Baldwin

On this day in 1924, one of the greatest writers, orators and social change leaders, James Baldwin, was born. The video below, Take This Hammer, is one example of how James Baldwin used the power of storytelling to bring truth to power. Check out the videos below and let us know what…

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