Why I’m Not Here for Adele’s “You Deserve It” Speech

First, some background. Album of the year has been awarded since 1959. In this time only 12 albums by black artists have received this high honor (3/12 were Stevie Wonder albums). Of those 12 only 3 have been black women. Actually, the last black woman to win the award was Lauryn Hill in 1999. Miss…

Get In Formation and Drink Lemonade

  So if you haven’t heard, Beyoncé broke the internet yet again. This time with a provocative and vulnerable concept film and album, both titled Lemonade. The album explores Black womanhood, Black love, and Black power. The concept of Lemonade plays off the idea that Black women constantly are dealt the lemons of life but…