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protest songs playlist

What is the Best Playlist of Protest Music and Songs?

With the ongoing protests and marches for social justice unfolding across America and the world, we got to talking with our older relatives and our youthful friends and a lively debate ensued: what is the best playlist of protest music and songs? Music was integral to the civil rights movement and the anti-war protests of the 1960’s. What is the soundtrack of the current Black Lives Matter moment and movement? Our resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has curated our list of the most popular protest songs from the civil rights era to the current day to fuel us and inspire us as we raise our voices and speak our truth. 

what are the best films to watch to better understand black lives and racism in America?

What are the Best Insightful Films About Black Lives?

Right now, many people are looking for ways to be better allies to the black community. And that begins with an earnest attempt to understand the lived black experience in your nation. There are many ways to do so. One is by watching one or more of the masterful films about black lives and race in America. There are hundreds of them, and our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of excellent films to start with. What movies are the best to watch to better understand black lives and the corrosive effects of racism? These are our picks of the best, most insightful films to watch right now to better understand, empathize and support the Black Lives Matter movement. Don’t miss this moment, dear reader.

the best tv shows about office life

What are the Best TV Shows About Office Life?

Come on, you can admit it. The fun of #WFH has long since faded, and now you’re actually missing office life.  All those things that used to drive you batty  the bad coffee, the bad jokes – are now things that you’re nostalgic for. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best television (TV) shows about office life – so you’ll know what to watch to remind you of what you’re missing.