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A Change Is Gonna Come, Sam Cooke, 1964

Because All Men Are Brothers, Tom Glazer, 1947

Black, Brown and White, Big Bill Broonzy, 1945

Black Day In July, Gordon Lightfoot, 1968 (1967 Detroit riots)

Burn Baby Burn, Jimmy Collier, 1965 (about the Los Angeles Watts Riots)

Colored Town, Phil Ochs, c. 1964 to 1967

In the Heat of the Summer, Phil Ochs, 1965, (about the Summer 1964 Harlem riots)

The Bourgeois Blues, Leadbelly, 1938

The Fatherhood of God and Brotherhood of Man, John W. Hutchinson, 1868

Here's to the state of Mississippi, Phil Ochs, 1965

The House I Live In, Abel Meeropol, 1942

Love Me, I'm a Liberal, Phil Ochs, 1966

Madmen Or Fools, Henry W. Roby, 1909

Mississippi Goddam, Nina Simone, 1964

Scissor Bill, Joe Hill, 1913

Strange Fruit, Abel Meeropol, 1937

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Woody Guthrie, 1946

Walk In Peace, Sir Lancelot, 1946

When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan, Leon Rene & Otis Rene, 1935