Why Beyoncé can never leave her blackness at the door - Token podcast


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Token co-host Monica Tan talks to Seattle-based writer Ijeoma Oluo about Beyoncé’s magnum opus, Lemonade. Ijeoma says the pop superstar is living proof ‘you cannot be rich enough to escape your blackness’ and that her recent displays of radical black consciousness are a product of the times: ‘These last couple of years, the pain, which was often silenced, has been brought to the forefront.’ Plus Monica chats to Token co-host Michael Safi about her unfortunate fetish for the most privileged group on the planet Ijeoma Oluo’s piece: Beyoncé’s Lemonade is about much more than infidelity and Jay Z

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