GENERAL:

Whose streets?

Our streets!

 

What do we want?  __________* !

When do we want it?  Now!

And if we don’t get it?

Shut it down!

(*fill in the blank with racial justice, social justice, medicare for all, good public schools, trans rights, environmental justice, economic justice, etc.)

 

I say people, you say power!

People!  Power!  People!  Power!

Show me what community* looks like!

This is what community* looks like!

(*or replace “community” with democracy, unity, etc.)

 

Escucha, escucha!

Estamos en la lucha!  

(translation:  Listen, listen, we are in the struggle)

 

When our communities* are under attack, what do we do?

Stand up, fight back!

(*or replace “our communities” with immigrants’ rights, people of color, Muslim lives, queer lives, trans lives, working people, health care, public schools, voting rights, the environment, science, logic and facts, etc.)

 

Racist, sexist, anti-gay,

Right-wing bigots, go away!

 

Who’s got the power?

We’ve got the power!

What kind of power?

People power!

 

We’re fired up,

Won’t take no more!

 

Ain’t no power like the power of the people,

Cause the power of the people don’t stop! (Say what?)

 

The people, united,

Will never be divided!

El pueblo, unido,

Jamas sera vencido!

 

Gay, straight, black, white,

Same struggle, same fight!

 

Hey hey, ho ho!

__________* has got to go!

(*fill in the blank with the name of your conservative representative, or corporate greed, or big pharma greed, bigotry, patriarchy, etc.)

 

Healthcare is a human right!

Education is a human right!

Gay rights are human rights!

Trans rights are human rights!

Immigrants’ rights are human rights!

Indigenous rights are human rights!

Disability rights are human rights!

Women’s rights are human rights!

 

Love, not hate,

Makes America great!

 

Get up!  Get down!

There’s a people’s movement in this town!

 

The rich* say get back, we say fight back!

Get back!

Fight back!

Get back!

Fight back!

(*or replace “the rich” with racists, bigots, etc.)

 

Now’s the time to organize!

Give our children* better lives!

(*or replace “our children” with working people, etc.)

 

ELECTIONS:

Money can’t buy our vote,

We are going to rock the boat!

 

We are going to mobilize,

Fighting back against __________*’s lies!

(*fill in the blank with the name of your conservative representative)

 

__________*, you’re no good!

Never voted like you should!

__________* you’re no good!

Treat your constituents like you should!

(*fill in the blank with the name of your conservative representative)

 

We are voters, we put up a fight!

No right-wing bigot can steal our rights!

(*or replace “right-wing bigot” with wall street jerk, corporate crony, etc.)

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE:

We are water!  

Water is life!

 

Can’t drink oil!

Leave it in the soil!

 

HEALTH CARE:

Kill the bill,

Not the constituents!

 

Your profits!

Our pain!

 

IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS:

Up, up with liberation!

Down, down with deportation!

 

Education not incarceration!

Liberation not deportation!

 

Si Se puede!

 

Say it loud, say it clear,

Immigrants are welcome here!

Say it loud, say it clear,

Refugees are welcome here!

 

LGBTQ+:

We’re queer, we know it!

We’re here, to show it!

What you see is what you get,

And you ain’t seen nothing yet!

 

We’re here, we’re queer,

Get used to it!

 

1, 2, 3, 4, equality’s what we’re fighting for!

5, 6, 7, 8, fight the bigotry, fight the hate!

 

L-G-B-T

We demand equality!

 

RACIAL JUSTICE:

No justice, no peace,

No racist* police!

(*or replace “racist” with fascist)

 

Black lives matter!

Brown lives matter!

 

How many black lives will you kill?

From Michael Brown, back to Emmett Till?

 

Back up back up, we want freedom, freedom!

Racist cops on the street,

We don’t need ’em, need’ em!

 

Hands up!

Don’t shoot!

 

TRUMP:

No Trump!  No KKK, no fascist USA!

 

Trump is a tool of Wall Street’s rule!

 

We need a leader,

Not a creepy tweeter!

 

No Trump!  No Wall!  

The whole system’s gotta fall!

 

Can’t build a wall!

Hands too small!

 

WAR:

Escalate peace!

 

End the US war machine!

From Syria to the Philippines!

 

WOMEN’S RIGHTS:

2, 4, 6, 8, no more date rape!

 

Whatever we wear, wherever we go,

Yes means yes and no means no!

 

1, 2, 3, 4, we won’t take it anymore!

5, 4, 6, 8, stop the violence, stop the hate!

 

Silence is violence!

 

Not the church! Not the State!

Women must control our fate!