BLACK VOICES
06/06/2013 01:26 pm ET Updated Jun 06, 2013

Black Music Month: 15 Songs That Have Made An Impact On Black Culture

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There's no doubt that music is a form of self-expression. And many artists not only use the recording booth as a hit-making platform, but also as a medium to impact social change and connect with their fans across the globe.

In celebration of Black Music Month we decided to highlight a few songs that have made an impact on Black culture throughout history.

From James Brown’s 1968 classic, “I’m Black and I’m Proud” and Queen Latifah’s tribute to sisters, to Kanye West praising Jesus, each song’s message has gone on to resonate with legions of listeners.

Let us know your most memorable song in the comments section.

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15 Songs That Have Made An Impact On Black Culture

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