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NOIR PLAYLIST
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ARTIST

1    Bigger  -  Beyoncé
2    Black America Again -  Common
3    Black Gold  -  Esperanza Spalding
4    Black Parade  -   Beyoncé
5    Black Rage -   Lauryn Hill
6    Blessings  -   Lecrae
7    Blessings on Blessings -   OSHUN
8    Blk Girl Soldier  -  Jamila Woods
9    Breathe  -  The Floacist
10    Breathe  -  India Arie
11    Brotha  -  Angie Stone
12    Brown Skin Girl  -  Beyoncé
13    By Any Means -   Jorja Smith
14    Cassius (Excellency)  - Wale · DJ Money
15    CHANGE - Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, & others
16    Closer -   Goapele
17    Don't Touch My Hair  -  Solange
18    Everything Is Everything -  Lauryn Hill
19    Everything's Gonna Be Alright - Bob Marley
20    Free Mind -  Tems
21    Glory  -  Common, John Legend
22    Gratitude -   Londrelle
23    Healing -   Kelly Price
24    Hear My Call  -  Jill Scott
25    I Am Light   - India Arie
26    Just Let It Go -  India Arie
27    Keep Ya Head Up -   Tupac
28    Love Yourself (Remix)  -  Mary J. Blige
29    Manhood  -  Mama Sol & Tha N.U.T.S.
30    Manifestations  -  Peachkka
31    One Man Can Change The World- Big Sean
32    People Everyday  -  Arrested Development
33    Pretty Brown Skin  -  Eugene King
34    Private Party  -  India Arie
35    Rise Up  -  Andra Day
36    Sky's the Limit  -  The Notorious B.I.G. 
37    Stand Up (From Harriet)  -  Cynthia Erivo
38    Stay Free  -  Londrelle
39    SupaStar  -  Floetry
40    There's Hope  -  India Arie

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We selected 40 songs to represent the phrase "40 acres and a mule"...

"FORTY ACRES AND A MULE," a phrase echoed throughout the South in the aftermath of the Civil War, asserting the right of newly freed African Americans to redistributed lands—particularly those plantations confiscated by U.S. troops during the war—as compensation for unpaid labor during slavery.
Source -Encyclopedia.com 

 
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