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List Rules Songs with "racism" in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about racism as a subject.

This is a ranked list of all songs about racism, as voted on by music fans like you. America has gone through its share of problems, including the slavery and unfair treatment of black Americans. Lots of music has been written about the subject, including songs like "Blackbird" by The Beatles and "Buffalo Solider" by the great Bob Marley. Some of the songs included below may have the words "racist" or "discrimination" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about racism as a subject or theme.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the racism songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.

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Mollevangsvagen added Bengali in Platforms Morrissey

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Mollevangsvagen added Ode To A Dying People Saga

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Mollevangsvagen added Little Sir Hugh Steeleye Span

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punksnotdead added Guilty of Being White Minor Threat

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Tom Islava added They Don't Care About Us Michael Jackson

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Mollevangsvagen added The National Front Disco Morrissey

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One in a Million Guns N' Roses

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Tom Islava added Redemption Song Bob Marley & The Wailers, Bob Marley

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Tom Islava added Who Killed Davey Moore? Bob Dylan

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Tom Islava added The Death of Emmett Till Bob Dylan

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NoellaRose added Long Way to Go Gwen Stefani, André 3000

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Tom Islava added Black or White Michael Jackson

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Tom Islava added Fuck Tha Police N.W.A

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Free Your Mind En Vogue

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Mr. Cab Driver Lenny Kravitz

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Strange Fruit Billie Holiday

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Gigantic Pixies

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Black Korea Ice Cube

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Black Tie White Noise David Bowie

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W.M.A. Pearl Jam

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Blackbird The Beatles

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Living for the City Stevie Wonder

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California Uber Alles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About Racism
punksnotdead added California Uber Alles Dead Kennedys

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edward1111100 added Border Song, Sir Elton John

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Your Racist Friend They Might Be Giants

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Prayer of the Refugee Rise Against

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The Power of Equality Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Buffalo Soldier Bob Marley & The Wailers

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The Royal Scam Steely Dan

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Brother Louie Hot Chocolate

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Silver 311

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Pastime Paradise Stevie Wonder

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About Tok tok tok

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Ashes in the Fall Rage Against the Machine

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Where Is Home? Bloc Party

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Short People Randy Newman

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White Minority is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Racism
punksnotdead added White Minority Black Flag

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Stupify Disturbed

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Lunatic Fringe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About Racism

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Lies Mongrel

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punksnotdead added Nazi White Trash Leftöver Crack

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Trail of Tears Hal Ketchum

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Dreamworld Robin Thicke

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Bakai John Coltrane

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Blackman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Racism
punksnotdead added Blackman Hazel O'Connor

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No Nazi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Racism
punksnotdead added No Nazi Rats from a Sinking Ship