Brother Ali takes on slavery in his song and video for Breakin' Dawn. It hasn't been done this well since Public Enemy's Can't Truss It.
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The video is a creative use of black and white animation. The track is pretty ill, too. It’s got an Indian/Middle Eastern feel with the sitar sample. This is a cool break from the norm.
Here’s Public Enemy’s classic: