Protest This: Protest Songs

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With roots in slavery, survival, and resistance, protest songs were incredibly important to the Civil Rights Movement.

One such protest song was “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday.

The song was originally a poem published in 1937 by a teacher named Abel Meeroplol.

To earn points, share a song of your choice with lyrics that contain a social, political or cultural message relevant to a current issue that matters to you. Send us a link to the song, or include the lyrics.

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