Where Is The Love Analysis

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These songs in a nut shell sum up all the things that were wrong with the world in the 60s and what is wrong with the world today: from people inflicting harm on one another, to people fighting for equality and to have the constitution practiced rather than just words on a document that do not mean anything to today’s citizens. Sam Cook was a song that was released in the 60’s during the Civil Rights Movement when African- Americans marched and fought for an end to Segregation and Jim Crow laws. The Song is heart- felt and when you listen to this song you can feel the people’s pain. The Black eyed Peas song is a more modern song but talks about equality and rights for all man- kind and the destruction that man does to fellow man through war…show more content…
“What's wrong with the world, mama, People livin' like they ain't got no mamas” This verse illustrates how this generation of people that act off of impulse as if they have no home training or morals being reckless in the decisions that have lasting consequences that not only affect the individual but others as well. Overseas, yeah, we try to stop terrorism, But we still got terrorists here livin' In the USA, the big CIA The Bloods and The Crips and the KKK. This verse talks about all the violence that happens overseas like the feud with Iraq but more so the feuds that we have on the day to day basis: Gang violence, senseless killings over drugs and crimes the actual harm that we cause to each other. But if you only have love for your own race then you only leave space to discriminate and to discriminate only generates hate and when you hate then you're bound to get irate, yeah Madness is what you demonstrate. In this verse it talks about the tolerance and open- minded; we must have for everyone and not just our own race because to do so only leads to prejudice discrimination. If you are going to love than why not love

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