Four Brooklyn Collectives Bringing Inclusivity to New York’s Dance Floors

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Historically, music has told the story of a society, often times literally. For those that doubt it, one only has to look to how politically charged lyrics became at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement and during the presidential election. Even in decades prior, from the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s to the Vietnam war of the 1970s, songs of protest  have served as literal fuel and a source of hope in movements of change. Today in New York, a cohort of music-led collectives are still using music as a tool of resistance and working to create a space for marginalized people to be able to cut loose.

Here are a few of our favorites.

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