In the first class we listened to and discussed the song/video "Alright," by Kendrick Lamar, and "Formation" by Beyonce. What did you discover about music, and about contemporary life in the United States during this class? What points were made by students in class that stood out to you and why? Based on that first class, in what ways can popular songs like these possibly influence opinion and behavior in our society? Did anything about your first class in DEARTS especially surprise you? If yes, explain why it surprised you as specifically as possible. Please choose ONE of the questions above and do an excellent job answering it.
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