Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song

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Destiny

This brought me to tears because A Jewish American man had the foresight and the understanding to see racial injustice and empathize with another group. Strange Fruit speaks to the unsettling reality of what was going on back then and is still relevant today. Thank you Abel Meeropol and ...Read more

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j

Though I've always loved this song, I never knew it was written by a white Jewish guy...we still have more in common with, than apart from, our black brothers & sisters..it's too bad more people don't check out the history of jews/blacks, especially in the 60's rallies/marches, we were ...Read more

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Zoe

It's amazing the power a song can have. When they mentioned that every social movement has a soundtrack, it made me wonder what we'll consider today's soundtracks to be for social change.

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