Since time immemorial, activists have used the power of music to provoke public debate and rouse the community into action.
All sorts of social movements have been punctuated with a body of powerful songs - from women's suffrage,to civil rights, the anti-war movement and 1960s counterculture, the feminist movement, the sexual revolution, the gay rights movement, and environmentalism.
When you listen to a powerful activist song, you almost feel a change come over you. You feel so deeply the effects of injustice, and cannot help but join in and take action.
We've listed a few of our favourite activist/protest songs below. Have a listen to each one, and take some time to reflect on the issues they bring up. One you're done share your own favourite protest song below.