For Colored Girls Who Considered Hot Sauce When Seasoning Just Wasn’t Enough: Beyonce’s Formation & the Tragic Response

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“It makes me proud. That’s what I wanted. I wanted people to feel proud-to have love for themselves”, Beyonce said with a smile, surrounded by bodyguards as she prepared for her halftime performance.

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter, the biggest star on the planet wanted people to have love for themselves, to be proud of who they were. When you really think about it, it’s one of the noblest things an artist can do-encourage self-love. While this wouldn’t be a problem if Bey’s target audience were white teenage girls battling self-esteem issues, the “people” Beyonce wrote about in her songs were Black, and they were women. For some factions of white America, THAT posed a problem.

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Women of the White House-The Dynamic Black Women Responsible for Keeping President Obama’s Administration Running

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You’ll be able to meet THESE dynamic women on the pages of ‪#‎ESSENCE‬ magazine this Friday! The beautiful faces you’re looking at are the women who keep President Obama’s administration afloat!

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