Do you have a seat at the table? 

school assignment 1

Black Live Matter in Atlanta

R&B artist,”Solange”, recently released her  album entitled, “A Seat at the Table”, it includes twenty-one lyrical  pieces, that are a reflection on what it is like to live in world as a, black person and as a black woman in America.

On her album Solange created a piece that is numerically ordered as  track 7 called, “Interlude: Tina Taught Me.”

Solange uses sound bites from her mother, Tina Knowles, as she talks about being comfortable in your blackness, your race, and your culture. Tina furthermore discusses the political aspect of African Americans accepting who they are and loving themselves, as she states,”…It’s such beauty in Black people, and it really saddens me when we’re not allowed to express that pride in being Black, and that if you do, then it’s considered anti-white. No! You just pro-black. And that’s okay. The two don’t go together.”

I believe Solange’s album, ” A…

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