I absolutely love being Black! It’s a blessing to be this melanated and to be a part of a culture rich in heritage and history. At the start of the month, I made a playlist to celebrate my Blackness entitled “Black Gold” and I am sharing it with you. Below you will find a link to my Spotify list or you can take the titles and create it on your desired streaming service. Enjoy!!


To Be Young, Gifted and Black – Nina Simone
Black Gold – Esperanza Spalding ft. Algebra
Fight the Power – Public Enemy
Black Man in a White World – Michael Kiwanuka
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Gil Scott-Heron
Alright – Kendrick Lamar
Black Skinhead – Kanye West
Say it Loud- I’m Black and I’m Proud – James Brown
Wake Up Everybody – Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes
Stand Up for Something – Andra Day ft. Common
F.U.B.U – Solange
The Blacker the Berry – Kendrick Lamar
Be Real Black For Me – Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack
Keep Ya Head Up – 2Pac
Someday We’ll All Be Free- Donny Hathaway
Django Jane – Janelle Monae
U.N.I.T.Y – Queen Latifah
Lift Every Voice and Sing (Negro National Anthem)

What do you think? What songs should I add? Let me know below!