Since rocketing to fame, Lizzo has often been praised for championing body positivity by upending dominant ideals of health and beauty, which prioritize slim, white bodies. But Lizzo herself is unimpressed. “I’m sick of being an activist because I’m fat and Black. I want to be an activity because I’m intelligent, because I care about […]

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In a situation eerily similar to the Kashief Browder story, Sandra Bland, 28, committed suicide in her jail cell following a wrongful detainment. A reminder that the injustices we see occurring throughout society as it relates to policing and criminal justice are far reaching and vast. From the artist, Dev Hynes: “I had a somewhat […]

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From the artist: “The massacre at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina, in June is just the latest in a string of racially charged events that have broken my heart. There are a lot of things to fix in this world, but history says if we don’t address this canker, centuries in the […]

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“Glory” is the Oscar Award winning song from the Movie Selma, a film from Ava DuVernay chronicling the 1965 voting right marches from Selma to Montgomery. Despite it’s historical origins, the gospel-infused song is unfortunately just as relevant today.

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Vic Mensa hits heavy with this dark pop track about children being told they were going to a better place only to be separated from there parents and placed in cages.  It plays like a feature track from a movie about a dystopian future-verse where this happens actually happens.  Sad overall, and I think he […]

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The Killers along with director Spike Lee take a look at the definition of not only what it means to be an American, but what do we really mean when we describe ourselves as the “Land of the Free” when faced with the current political realities.

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Hurray For The Riff Raff give us this piano driven track showcasing life for Puerto Ricans in New York as well as the hurricane ravaged island in the aftermath of Maria. An inspiring tune about struggle, resilience, and marching forward.

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This haunting dance tune portrays a heaven featuring a sexually abusive St. Peter. Although primarily tied to the abuses committed by the Catholic Church, this song makes a statement about the abuses of many who are in positions of power.

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From Pink’s seventh album, Beautiful Trauma, this lead single paints a very bleak picture of what she sees as a broken America. The lyrics are vague enough to apply to any sort of injustice, but Pink tips her hand by introducing visuals of the Republican National Convention at the top of the video. We see […]

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Micro-agressions are laced throughout the beginning of the song as a cleverly produced baseline and beat take hold. Oh and if you want to learn about her culture you need to pay her.

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