Category Archives: Women

“Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution” – Tracy Chapman

Performed by contemporary folk artist Tracy Chapman, ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution’ is an example of a modern protest song imbued with the revolutionary spirit of early activist music.

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“Lady Power”

Check out Tufts Professor Nancy Bauer’s opinion on Lady Gaga in this New York Time’s post from 2010…

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We Shall Overcome – Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson singing “We Shall Overcome,” a powerful song considered to be the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement

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