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Albums with explicit lyrics or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 httpwwwriaaorgParents-Advisory-4cfm Are these labels necessary Is controversial music molding our society and causing teenagers to turn to drugs Is censorship necessary to protect the youth of our nation Generally younger people are against censorship on this issue Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens -- however parents and society feel differently Should parents censor their children or society Many parents would like to raise their own children Censorship like charity should begin at home -- but unlike charity it should end there is a quote by Clare Boothe Luce Fitzhenry 84 Many believe that the explicit lyrics and content in this controversial music like Eminem will turn their children to crime and drugs Music censorship started in the United States in the late fifties and continues till today Will it ever go too far or stop Society causes a lot of music censorship Starting in the late fifties and early sixties members of society made efforts to censor R and B music httpteenmusicaboutcomlibraryweeklyaa022301ahtm They were concerned that the music endorsed wild living promiscuous sex and lewd dancing httpteenmusicaboutcomlibraryweeklyaa022301ahtm During the late sixties and seventies Jim Morrisons dark and suggestive lyrics stirred up communities and parents were appalled to see Elvis Presleys hip-thrusting httpteenmusicaboutcomlibraryweeklyaa022301ahtm Society censors music like this because they are afraid of it They think it will alter the minds of their children and cause them to do things they would have never done if it were never suggested in a songs lyrics Music mirrors the society that creates it httpteenmusicaboutcomlibraryweeklyaa022301ahtm Some people believe this while others believe that music causes problems in our society such as crime and drugs For every person who believes certain lyrics portray a frightening world there is another person who finds them deep and powerful because that world is all too real httpteenmusicaboutcomlibraryweeklyaa022301ahtm A number of people
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