BLACK VOICES
01/19/2015 10:00 am ET

8 Freedom Songs That Promoted Social Activism (LISTEN)

Since the dawn of human history, black people have been the catalysts and contributors to pivotal moments that have greatly affected our world. And during the civil rights movement, music was used as not only a form of self-expression but also as a medium to connect with fans and influence social change.

As we observe Martin Luther King Jr. legacy today, we decided to highlight a few songs that promoted activism.

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

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