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DescriptionThe fight for civil rights was the fight for equality. In this song, witness Martin Luther King Jr. use the most powerful weapon of all: words. The song covers the passing of the Civil Rights Bill, the Voting Rights Act and Brown v. Board of Education. But MLK couldn’t always keep the peace, and the song also covers some of the more violent moments in the fight for civil rights, including the assassinations of JFK and Malcolm X.
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- Brown v. Board
- Civil Rights Bill
- Malcolm X
- Police brutality
- Race riots
- Rosa Parks
- Second-class citizen
- Tear gas
- Voting Rights Act