Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies


Our music resources provide ways to support black and trans artists in Chicago, as well as information on the history of protest music in America.


  • The Ongoing History of Protest Music

    • Since there has always been social injustice in the world, there has always been people protesting many social ills. In many instances, people express oppression through chant and songs.  This website focuses on the ongoing development of protest songs. 

  • Futurehood

    • Futurehood is a Chicago label that releases music, primarily hip-hop, by queer and trans people of color.

  • Stream to Donate

    • Stream this 24/7 Hip/Hop channel. All ad revenue goes to BLM