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Barre | Songhoy Blues

Malian blues rock band Songhoy Blues performing "Barre," an original song from their latest album Optimisme, live outside in Bamako, Mali. Barre—meaning "change" in Songhai—calls on the youth to rise up and take action.

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Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln | Driva Man

The opening track of legendary drummer Max Roach's We Insist! Freedom Now Suite. Released in 1960, this album is the result of a collaboration with lyricist Oscar Brown, Jr. and references both the African American civil rights movement and the independence struggles of African countries. 

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The Next Pandemic

John Oliver discusses what could cause the next pandemic, what we can do to avoid it, and why you shouldn’t kiss pigs.

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I Love America | Alfred Howard | Playing For Change

Written and performed by lyricist Alfred Howard. Inspired by an encounter Alfred had with an audience member after he read a piece called "Definition of Patriotism" at an anti-war protest, this poem explores the many things that unite us as a human race.

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Judas and the Black Messiah

A movie about the betrayal and assassination of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Black Panther Party. Starring Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield. “You can murder a revolutionary, but you can’t murder a revolution."

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"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney

"Have You Been To Jail For Justice" performed by self-described "performer, producer, hell-raiser" Anne Feeney at the Seattle WTO Protests in 1999. Feeney died from Covid-19 this week at age 69.

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Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem exposes how our country’s history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. 13 million people a year – most of them poor and people of color – are abused by this system.

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What's Driving Coronavirus Mutations

Each new infection opens the door to unknown variants which threaten to undo the progress that has been made in the fight against the pandemic. The big question is: will the existing vaccines still work?

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Goodbye Donald Trump

Not with venom, not with scorn, but with optimism, jubilance and celebration.

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The White Tiger | Movie

The anti-Slumdog Millionaire: the epic journey of a poor Indian driver (Adarsh Gourav) who uses his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters.

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Get Up Stand Up | Skip and Cedella Marley

For this version, we added Skip and Cedella Marley, Malian blues rock band Songhoy Blues, harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar and an excerpt of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

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