20 Songs You Need To Have On Your Black History Month Playlist
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20 Songs You Need To Have On Your Black History Month Playlist

Is it really a BHM playlist without these songs?

20 Songs You Need To Have On Your Black History Month Playlist

Since the beginning of time, people have used songs and dancing as a way to tell their stories. This is pretty evident when listening to the music of black artists throughout time. From James Brown to Childish Gambino, you can hear everything from the pain and frustration to the success of some of our people in these songs. Black History Month is so much more than just celebrating our pride. Here are 20 songs that would complete any black history month playlist.

1. James Brown- Say it loud (I'm black and I'm proud)

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2. Stevie Wonder- Living For the City

3. Stevie Wonder- So What The Fuss

4. Nina Simone- Four Women

5. Nina Simone- To Be Young, Gifted, and Black

6. Bob Marley- Get up Stand Up

7. Bob Marley- Buffalo Soldier

8. Run DMC- Proud to Be Black

9. Michael Jackson- They Don't Really Care About Us

10. Michael Jackson- Black Or White

11. Prince- Family Name

12. Prince- We March

13. Prince- Baltimore

14. Nas- If I Ruled The World ft Lauryn Hill

15. Jill Scott- Golden

16. Janelle Monáe- Django Jane

17. Kendrick Lamar- Alright

18. Beyoncé- Freedom ft Kendrick Lamar

19. Childish Gambino- This Is America


20. Solange- Don't Touch My Hair

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