For this assignment you need to read:
- https://www.npr.org/2020/06/05/870259123/the-new-sounds-of-protest-and-hope (Links to an external site.)
- “How Protest Works” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/opinion/sunday/how-protest-works.html (Links to an external site.)
Select 1 protest song that is associated with an extant or historical social movement (or a social cause). There are good examples in the first reading as well as below: (you are limited to these examples)
- In a 600-700 word paper discuss the following:
- Select a verse from the song that you feel tells the story of the song. What does the lyrical content say about the contentious politics around this issue?