artists who inspire
Black History Month Spotlight: We're showcasing contemporary Black artists who inspire us.
Singer-songwriter Solange Knowles co-wrote and produced every song on her album in 2016 Seat at the Table where she turns "her gaze outward, exploring her frustrations with a country that draws its lifeblood from black art without sufficiently valuing black life." (Read the New Yorker article about her album addressing injustice for black people in America.)
• Solange's album
• Her Interview with Ari Shapiro on NPR
• Knowles also speaks about her disability, ADHD
• She has launched a free community library to make accessible rare and out-of-print works by Black and brown authors
And more information about physical microaggressions, as Knowles sings about:
• Information about touching hair as a microaggression for BIPOC
• Why people can't touch black women's hair
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