Music has played a major role in the struggle for African American dignity, equality and self respect. For Black Music Month it is fitting that we honor the African Americans who have provided the soundtrack to the various struggles African Americans have gone through and continue to go through. I was lucky enough to meet one of the people who has dedicated his life to representing that struggle through Hip Hop, Chuck D at Black Harvard Graduation while I was doing a story on Justin Cosby, the young man who was killed at Harvard last month.

So check out my own Top 5 Political Black Artists and Top 10 Black Political Albums after the jump. Please add some of your own as well.

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