It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”

Oh, God! The Cut! Are we doing this! “Millennial…pink?” Last week, on the historic date of March 19, 2017, (in online journalism) The Cut officially tried to make millennial pink happen. According to Instagram, it’s already happening as It girl Hannah Bronfman used it as the caption for one of her photos the day after the listicle was published. The Cut‘s contribution is a somewhat revisionist … Continue reading It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”

Beyonce’s “Don’t Hurt Yourself” Is Her Years In The Making Black Feminist Rock Anthem

by C. Shardae Jobson I had to really ask myself what it was about Beyoncé‘s Lemonade that moved me to cheers, tears, and adulation for it. Was it her honesty about marriage, with lyrical allusions to infidelity? Feeling unappreciated as a wife? Could it be the sheer unity she displayed for #BlackLivesMatter and unfiltered celebration of Black womanhood? Or, the cinematography of the visual counterpart to Lemonade that shifted Beyoncé from … Continue reading Beyonce’s “Don’t Hurt Yourself” Is Her Years In The Making Black Feminist Rock Anthem

Beyonce’s Pro-Black Movement Has Got Me Shook In The Best Way

I always knew Beyoncé had it in her to truly be revolutionary. Since the release of her album 4 with its lead single, “Who Run The World (Girls)”, I’ve been witnessing an enlightened, wanting to make a difference, and unapologetic celebration of (her) womanhood, Black womanhood, Texan roots, (her) sexuality, and increasingly socially defiant artist and it’s been absolutely thrilling to watch. I thought it all … Continue reading Beyonce’s Pro-Black Movement Has Got Me Shook In The Best Way