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Black culture, civil rights and change

"I'm encouraging you to continue to take action, continue to change and dismantle a racist and unequal system,” says artist Beyoncé, praising the Black Lives Matter protesters.

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, many artists have come forward to re-spark the debate of the African American experience.

BBC's World At One Mark Mardell has been looking at how much black music, black culture has changed US politics now and then.

(Photo: Bettye LaVette
Credit: Joseph A. Rosen)

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