RFB’s Ennis da Mennis curates a Black History Month edition of “Potluck Dinner,” a selection of Jazz classics that spoke out against racism in the United States.

“Alabama”John Coltrane
“Our Oppressors”Angela Davis
“Strange Fruit”Billie Holiday
“Uhuru Sasa”Gary Bartz
“Malcom X”Hal Singer 
“Backlash Blues”Nina Simone
“Black and Blue”Louis Armstrong
“Freedom”Charles Mingus
“Friends and Neighbors”Ornette Coleman 
“A Toast to the People”Black and Blues
“Vote for Mr. Rhythm”Ella Fitzgerald
“My Own Thing”H. Rap Brown
“Watermelon Man”Herbie Hancock
“Let Up”Abbey Lincoln
“Come Sunday”Mahlia Jackson and Duke Ellington
“Who’ll Pay Reparations for My Soul”Gil Scott Heron
“Mississippi Goddam”Nina Simone
“Paint it Black”Carl B. Stokes & Oliver Nelson Orchestra