25 songs that moved black America

SLIDESHOW - In honor of Black Music History Month, here are 25 songs that speak to music's ability to evoke thought, dialogue and action...

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Perhaps there has been no greater cultural export from African-American culture than its music. If, as Chuck D once announced, rap is black America’s CNN, then music overall has served as a rallying cry against injustice and fueled black America’s soundtrack for change. In honor of Black Music History Month, here are 25 songs that speak to music’s ability to evoke thought, dialogue and action.

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