I chose to talk about racial inequality through the perspective of a black woman because that is who I am. By being a black woman, I face challenges due to being both “black” and a “woman” in addition to challenges
This song was written about my journey from the depths of self-loathing to my realization that being perfect is not necessary to love who you are. I then reflect on my experience to help other individuals climb out of the
“Burned at the Stake” is about the unfair criminal justice system. It was inspired by my English teacher who taught us about social justice issues. I believe it is unfair for people to be treated as second-class citizens after one
For hundreds of years African Americans have been oppressed and we have been seeing so much police brutality recently it honestly angers me. When the George Floyd and Breonna Taylor killings happened I wanted so badly to be apart of
This song touches bases on just a few of the many adversities POC (specifically Black people) face on a daily basis. I talk about racial profiling by the police, police brutality, microagressions, and mass incarceration.
This song is about the environmental problem of marine pollution. The ocean is a beautiful thing, but it is being destroyed by our ignorance and greed. I wrote this song to call attention to the issue and the many problems
This idea is supposed to be interpretational and thought-provoking. I see the term normal as a stereotype of who you’re supposed to be, but there shouldn’t be a definition for that. As there is a lot of use of the
I am a music therapist that works with kids of all ages, races, and ethnicities.
This summer brought up a lot of big feelings for the students I work with and this is a song expressing some of these feelings.
“Although this is all not sorted out
just yet, you and I are set upon
to judge and fudge and nudge even more;
although this is a vivid awe-inspiration
Of a topic seeming nothing but not “so” good,
I recently discovered that i’m Non-binary and was having a lot of sleepless nights because i didn’t want to accept it. The middle school and high school i went to was very homophobic and trans-phobic so much that in order
A song discussing the issues that affect the public such as police brutality and inequality as well as people having to do bad things because their position forces them to and problems that affect me like feeling distanced with people
My song is called “Loyalty”. I always struggled with finding loyal friends. Every time I thought I found a good friend they always proved me wrong. I believe that having good and loyal friends are a huge part of our
As men, we have understood first hand what toxic masculinity does to someone. It confines the actions of men and the possibilities of women. We want to eliminate the expectations of how men are, and aren’t supposed to act, dress,
Message from the South side is a song that I wrote to talk about how African Americans are being treated as a whole. The inspiration behind this song were the protests that were going on due to the George floyd
My song is telling my perspective of racial suppression and how I’m tired of sitting down and watching my closest friends be hurt just for being the race they are my instrumental is about change and how we need to
A.O.A. stands for “Actions Over Anger.” It’s great to support a cause that’s important to us by promoting it on social media; HOWEVER, if that’s the only way we’re showing support, we’re missing out on bigger opportunities to make a
Often when I get “sad” or “in my feels” I like to listen to music; sometimes I’ll even write it. I’ve never been a great lyricist so what hoping to convey with this wordless little song, is that happiness isn’t