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Kendrick Lamar performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Kendrick Lamar performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

From "Yankee Doodle" to spirituals during slavery to viral Tik Tok remixes, protest music is American music.

Oregon Public Broadcasting's Claudia Meza takes us through the history of protest songs in this country.

This segment aired on July 2, 2020.

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