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Black music inspired by famous quotes

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Mickella Anderson Youthlink Writer

They say a song can make us, break us or shake us. A song can help us relive the past and retain the memories and teachings of yesterday's greats, or celebrate the present and propel values and attitudes into the future. It's Black History Month, and this week we're taking a look at songs that were inspired by famous quotes; those that have helped us to remember those who've paved the way for us. 

'Equal Rights' by Peter Tosh

A celebration of black hair

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A celebration of black hair 

Youthlink Writer: Mickella Anderson
Dozens of your favourite artistes have declared, in song, that there is no shame in the black hair game. That being the case, fluff your puffs and check out these six songs that celebrate black hair!

1. 'I Am Not My Hair' by India Arie, featuring Akon

Holy Childhood Christmas Explosion

Antonio Gayle

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'11:59 Fashion Overboard'

December 31 marks the occasion for many things, including the eve of a new year filled with fresh, exciting beginnings and aspirations to look forward to. What better way to have ended 2016 than with a BANG, and '11:59 Fashion Overboard' was the place to be on Saturday, December 31.

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