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15 Songs of Pride & Protest as DREAMers and Their Allies March on Washington

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Miguel Madriz

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Latino musicians and rappers -- like Calle 13 and the legendary Ghetto Brothers -- have long used their music as a vehicle for social resistance, calling for the liberation of one’s people and to narrate the immigrant experience. 

That's a theme worth celebrating as thousands of activists marched on Washington, where the DREAMer issue remains at a standstill since Trump ended the deportation protection program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) this fall.

“The immigration debate is entering a critical stage,” Noticias Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart said in a statement. “Thousands of activists are expected to demand Congress to pass the DREAM Act and to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program."

In honor of DREAMers coast to coast, here are 15 songs reflecting pride and protest. Some are fun, others are poignant, all are true-to-life. 

Various artists: "The Hamilton Mixtape: Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)"

Calle 13 - "Latinoamerica"

Ghetto Brothers - "Viva Puerto Rico"

Danay Suarez - "Historia" 

Kap G - "La Policia"

Snow Tha Product - "Despierta"

Los Tigres Del Norte - "Mis Dos Patrias"

El B - "Sigo Aqui" feat. Talib Kweli

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El Individuo (de Con100cia) - "Mi Raza"

Mercedes Sosa - "Me Gustan Los Estudiantes"

 

Juan Luis Guerra - "Visa Para Un Sueño"

Bomba Estéreo - "Internacionales"

ChocQuibTown - "De Donde Vengo Yo"

Santana - "Migra"

Kid Frost - "La Raza"

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