Is It Because I'm Black  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

"Is It Because I'm Black" (1969) is a single by Syl Johnson.

Like other black songwriters of the period, several of Syl Johnson's records of this time explored themes of African-American identity and social problems. The song reached number 11 in the R&B charts in 1969.

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