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Beyoncé is not a “feminist terrorist”

Feminists need to stop trying to create schisms by saying who is a “bad” and “good” feminist. No one is always a “perfect feminist.” The goal should be to uplift all women. The goal should be to make feminism active in the lives of all, and if some women take on Beyoncé’s brand, so what? It is all the same fight against inequality of the sexes and patriarchy.

My claim to black feminism

“That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain’t I a woman?” – Sojourner Truth, 1851 Truth was an advocate for abolition and…

Beyoncé and Jay Z ‘On The Run’ to AT&T Park

Beyoncé and Jay Z are on their way to AT&T Park in San Francisco on August 5 and 6 following two nights at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles. If Instagram feeds are any indication, the On The Run tour was the place to be this past Saturday and Sunday nights in Los Angeles. The two-and-a-half hour show was a non-stop journey through some of Bey and Jay’s most memorable and popular songs. Due to their extensive catalogues of hits, they chose to do mashup versions of a number of their songs. This choice allowed them to pack in all of the fan favorites into one show, as well as to marry their respective bodies of work into one cohesive experience.