Songs about equality and peace

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songs about equality and peace

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Michael Jackson - Heal The World (Official Video)

36 Songs To Listen To While Fighting For Social Justice

In the days after a tragedy like Orlando, so many of us our grieving; this has hit the LGBT community particularly hard. So in the somber spirit of the last few week, here is a list of 15 songs fine-tuned to the mood of the country. These artists have made musical statements that go far beyond what I feel I can say in words right now. Some songs may be familiar, but I hope many are new. We need to hear these songs now more than ever.

With her new track "Here Comes the Change," recorded for the forthcoming film "On the Basis of Sex" about a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kesha is once again using her voice to rally for change. To celebrate the new song, Kesha compiled a playlist to "pay homage to some of my favorite artists More: Kesha's devastating Grammys rehearsals make her new documentary 'Rainbow' a must-watch. I grew up traveling through rural Latin America as a child with my family and I didn't fully appreciate how important Bob Marley is until I saw how present his music was and is not only there but throughout the world. The Clash is one of the most iconic political bands of all time and pioneers for how they developed the sound of punk rock. And I believe that everyone should know their rights. This song reminds me of growing up in Tennessee, driving down some backwoods road to go find a rope swing on a river.


A huge component of meaningful travel is learning about, appreciating, and understanding cultures different from our own. When we encounter people around the world, we have the chance to find out that we are all wonderfully, uniquely different, but also fundamentally the same. All travelers can relate to having their eyes opened and preconceived notions or stereotypes shattered. The lessons we learn as meaningful travelers apply not only when we are overseas, but also in our day-to-day lives. This year, the liberty of people in minority and underrepresented groups could be seriously threatened. Over the last few months, we have seen an escalation in divisive dialogue full of hate, with xenophobic, racist, and misogynistic comments and acts making headlines almost daily.

Happy International PeaceDay! The question of why there is suffering in the world has long been pondered, and there still never seems to be an answer. Dylan captures this frustration beautifully, and brings us a sense of peace in that we are all joined together in our hopes for peace. Its cyclic lyrics and hypnotic melody capture the turning nature of time, all while its jingle-jangle guitar riffs keeps the song uplifting and full of the hope that the world needs. While there was strife in Vietnam during the war, there was also violence occurring at home in the U. Its lyrics call us to pay attention to protests that morph into riots, and to turn our hearts to peace. It seems the weeping of his guitar is the only life there is, and its music grieves at the silent destitution.

We cheered Wendy Davis on through her marathon filibuster against the Texas abortion ban only to watch it be signed into law. For those of us who care about equality, in all of its forms, it can often feel like a frustrating yet exhilarating full time job. While we can celebrate how far we have come, we are constantly reminded of how long we have to go. For those of you still trying to keep the hope alive, whatever that may mean for you, here is a list of songs to ease your weary soul. Being an activist for equal rights can be exhausting, so let Mastiyahu remind you that one day it will all be worth it.


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