Black Lives Matter.

I'm listening. I'm working on becoming an even stronger ally and improving my community. In that spirit, this week's show focuses on the voices of Black artists, presented without any interruption from me.

Black Lives Matter.

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Playlist

  1. Love's In Need of Love Today by Stevie Wonder on Songs in the Key of Life (Motown)
  2. Mighty Mighty by Earth, Wind & Fire on Open Our Eyes (Columbia)
  3. Walking in the Snow by Run the Jewels on RTJ4 (RBC Records)
  4. N*ggers vs. The Police by Richard Pryor on The Anthology: 1968-1992 (Warner Archives)
  5. Fuck Tha Police by N.W.A. on Straight Outta Compton (Ruthless Records)
  6. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free by Nina Simone on Silk and Soul (RCA Victor)
  7. Founding Black Lives Matter by Patrisse Cullors (n/a)
  8. When Will We Be Paid by The Staple Singers on Single (Stax)
  9. Say It Loud- I'm Black And I'm Proud by James Brown on Say It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud (King)
  10. K.O.S. (Determination) by Black Star on Talib Kweli & Mos Def are Black Star (Rawkus)
  11. Alright by Kendrick Lamar on To Pimp A Butterfly (Aftermath/Interscope)
  12. Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson on Rhythm Nation 1814 (A&M)
  13. Principles… by Trevor Noah (n/a)
  14. A Change Is Gonna Come by Aretha Franklin on s/t (Atlantic)
  15. Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday on Strange Fruit (Atlantic)
  16. We The People by A Tribe Called Quest on We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service (Epic)
  17. Fight The Power by Public Enemy on It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back (Def Jam)
  18. F.U.B.U by Solange on A Seat at the Table (Columbia)
  19. This Is America by Childish Gambino on Single (Self-Released)
  20. Talkin' Bout a Revolution by Tracy Chapman on s/t (Elektra)
  21. Changes by 2Pac on Single (Jive)
  22. Plot, Plan, Strategize, Organize, And Mobilize by Killer Mike (n/a)
  23. Sound Of Da Police by KRS-One on Return Of The Boom Bap (Jive)
  24. Is It Because I'm Black by Syl Johnson on Is It Because I'm Black (Twinlight)
  25. Pin Drop Speech by James Baldwin (n/a)
  26. Blk Girl Soldier by Jamila Woods on Heavn (Jagjaguwar)
  27. Rise Up by Andra Day on Cheers To The Fall (Warner Bros. )
  28. To Be Young Gifted And Black by Donnie Hathaway on Everything Is Everything (ATCO)