The results of Tuesday's presidential election are evoking plenty of emotions across the nation, particularly in minority communities. Some of us are fearful, some angry, anxious, troubled, and yes, even some celebratory



Regardless of where you fall on the feelings scale, we here at Blavity are determined to carve out a space in media for us to flourish



We've curated a playlist with songs of hope that will help us all get through this confusing time.

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1. Tupac — "Keep Ya Head Up"
2. Solange ft. Lil Wayne —"Mad"
3. Kendrick Lamar — "Alright"
4. Salt 'n Pepa —"None of Your Business"
5. Outkast — "Liberation"
6. Gil Scott-Heron —"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
7. Marvin Gaye — "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)"
8. Big K.R.I.T. ft. Raphael Saadiq — "Soul Food"
9. Roy Ayers — "Searching"
10. Solange ft. The-Dream & BJ The Chicago Kid — "F.U.B.U."
11. Nina Simone — "Mississippi Goddam"
12. Gil Scott Heron — "Home Is Where The Hatred Is"
13. Kendrick Lamar — "HiiiPOWER"
14. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway — "Be Real Black For Me"
15. Janelle Monae — "Mr President"
16. Vic Mensa — "16 Shots"
17. Beyonce — "Formation"
18. Tamela Mann — "Take Me to the King"
19. Young Jeezy ft. Nas — "My President"
20. Nina Simone — "To Be Young, Gifted and Black"
21. Slick Rick — "Hey Young World"
22. N.E.R.D. — "Breakout"
23. Marvin Sapp — "Never Would've Made It"
24. Pharrell Williams — "Runnin'"
25. Donnie — "Cloud 9"
26. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes — "Wake Up Everybody"
27. Curtis Mayfield — "Right On for the Darkness"
28. Chance the Rapper ft. Jay Electronica & Francis and the Lights —"How Great"
29. Kirk Franklin — "Brighter Day"
30. Jadakiss ft. Styles — "We Gone Make It"
31. Eddie Kendricks — "People..Hold On"
32. Stevie Wonder— "Living for the City"
33. Common — "Be"
34. De La Soul ft. Snoop Dogg — "Pain"
35. Ernie Hines — "Our Generation"
36.The Five Stairsteps — "Ooh Child"
37. Kanye West — "Never Let Me Down"
38. Esperanza Spalding — "Black Gold"
39. Ty Dolla $ign ft. Big TC — "No Justice"
40. Lauryn Hill — "Forgive Them Father"
41. Erykah Badu — "Time's A Wastin"
42. Kindred The Family Soul feat Bilal & BJ — "Take A Look Around"
43. J. Cole — "Be Free"
44. Nas — "The World is Yours"
45. Arrested Development — "Everyday People"




Enjoy the vibes and remember, we are in this together.

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