Racism

By: Jacob Raby

Racism can be defined as being prejudice and discriminating other for their race or color of their skin. Also thinking that one's race is far more superior than a certain race.

"Accidental Racist" by Brad Paisley 2013

This song is put in this soundtrack due to people judging others by the color of their skin rather than getting to know them and know their back stories.
Brad Paisley Feat LL Cool J- Accidental Racist (With Lyrics)

"Living for the City" by Stevie Wonder (1973)

This song relates to racism because in the song, Stevie Wonder sings about how easily black people can be decrimated and easily be slid into the prison systems.
Living For The City - Stevie Wonder (1973)

"Say it Loud-- I'm Black and I'm Proud" by James Brown (1969)

This song is included in this because of a person owning up to their skin color and not being afraid to admit it during this time period.
Say It Loud, I'm Black & I'm Proud-James Brown

"Chocolate City" by Parliament (1975)

Chocolate City is included simply because of the meaning behind the song. The meaning to this song is the population of the African American people growing throughout the nation.
Parliament Chocolate City

"Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday (2007)

Chocolate Rain is describing racism in the song as chocolate rain is a metaphor to mean that the African American people are growing as a race and moving all over the country and covering it as rain.
"Chocolate Rain" Original Song by Tay Zonday

"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holliday (1939)

Billie Holliday sings about in Strange Fruit is in the south about white people hanging African American people and their blood landing on their crops and becoming strange.
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

"Racist Friend" by They Might be Giants (2006)

The songs talks about two people being at a party of some sort and it relates to racism because of one of the people being racist towards other people and they were tired of listening to them.
Your Racist Friend by They Might Be Giants

"Buffalo Soldier" by Bob Marley (1983)

Bob Marley sings about in this song about the African American regiments in the Indian Wars and it proves that African American people can do the same duties as a white person can do.
Bob Marley - Buffalo Soldier Lyrics