Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Social Justice Songs

This week choose one song that you think has a social justice theme, post the youtube link on the R31 blog comments section (under ‘Social Justice Songs’) and say why you chose this song and include your favourite line from the track

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18 comments:

  1. www.youtube.com/watch?v=X00XdLhFLSg -Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder
    Favourite line: Gonna keep on tryin'.. Till I reach my highest ground
    I chose this song because... it talks about persisting

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  2. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpYeekQkAdc. Where is the love - Black eyed peas
    Favourite line:
    Yo', whatever happened to the values of humanity
    Whatever happened to the fairness and equality
    Instead of spreading love we're spreading animosity
    Lack of understanding, leading us away from unity

    I chose this song because it's about not being selfish, racist or indifferent

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  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-CzbvsbrfU
    favorite line Blessed are the broken and tired eyes hands and feet
    I chose this song because its about social justice and this was one of the top search results for 'social justice song'.

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  4. Get up stand up by bob Marley favourite lyrics we gonna stand up for our rights I chose this song because it says we shouldn't hold back and stand up for our rightshttp://youtu.be/F69PBQ4ZyNw

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  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0 Song: Black and White By Michael Jackson
    Favourite Line: It Don't Matter If You're Black Or White
    I chose this song because we have no right to judge people from their race, we should treat everyone the same

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  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0 Song: Black and White By Michael Jackson
    Favourite Line: It Don't Matter If You're Black Or White
    I chose this song because we have no right to judge people from their race, we should treat everyone the same

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  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQlVmvXAGLI song: :welcome home by Dave Dobbyn
    favourite line: So welcome home, see i made a place for you now
    I choose this song because it means for people to treat everyone the same.

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  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBIxScJ5rlY&index=3&list=PLf8sMnaEtkFRxgw3K-K7F92_x0y2S3uMM
    Favourite line: Waiting, waiting on the world to change
    I choose it because it is all about social justice

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  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToeuCTMPim0
    It's time we learned
    This World Was Made For All Men
    I choose this song becuase it was the third best song for social justice songs.

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  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpYeekQkAdc
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0
    Black and white and where is the love are my songs of choice.
    My favorite lines are "Infecting young minds faster than bacteria"
    and "Don't tell me you agree with me when I saw you kicking dirt in my eye"
    I chose them because they are prime examples of social justice and injustice

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  11. https://youtu.be/BWf-eARnf6U
    Heal the world By Micheal Jackson
    My favourite lines are : Create A World With No Fear Together We'll Cry Happy Tears
    Because there is a lot bad things going on in the world that we need to change and if we changed this a lot of people would be happy

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  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REqz9D7OWZE
    Waiting on the world to change by John Mayer
    My favourite line is: Now we see everything that's going wrong with the world and those who lead it, we just feel like we don't have the means to rise up and beat it. I chose this song because it has a lot of truth about our world.

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  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlY90lG_Fuw
    Song: Freedom by Pharrell Williams
    My favourite line is: cause you still believe, in where we're from
    I chose this song because: it is about how everything is made to be free

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  14. https://youtu.be/9iJayMaUGrk
    Song: Holiday by green day
    Favourite line: Hear the drum beat pounding out of time, another protester has crossed the line, to find, the money's on the other side.
    I chose this song because: it is about the American government and society during the Iraqi war.

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  15. We are the world- USA for Africa
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9BNoNFKCBI
    Favourite line- We are the world, we are the children
    I chose this song because its about making the world a better place

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  16. song Imagine John Lennon
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClwV4Ipt1il
    favourite line/paragraph
    You may say I'm a dreamer
    But I'm not the only one
    I hope someday you'll join us
    And the world will be as one
    i chose this song because it means noone should be treated differently justbecause we have different skin or have different religion. i mean in the end on the inside were just human

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  17. My song is superheroes im not sure if it is social justice but i know the video deffintly is

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHXXktQcd-g
    my faveriout line is... When you've been fighting for it all your life
    You've been working every day and night
    That's how a superhero learns to fly

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  18. My song is where is the love by The Black Eye Peas.I chose this song because it talks about how media affects the minds of kids and it also talks about racism and gangs around the USA.

    My favourite line is :Negitive information always shown by the media infect the young minds faster than bacteria.


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