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Beyoncé’s Feminism and Rihanna’s Womanism Are the Subjects of a New Class at the University of Texas

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Ever since Beyoncé openly and firmly planted her stilettoed heel on feminist ground with the release of her self-titled surprise album, numerous think-pieces, lively online debates and critiques from naysayers who feel the singer’s take on feminism isn’t exactly flawless have accumulated at light speed....

Singer Annie Lennox on Beyoncé as a Feminist: ‘Twerking Is Not Feminism’

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Unlike some people who cower under the wrath that comes after publicly criticizing Beyoncé, singer Annie Lennox refuses to bow down. The 59-year-old singer-songwriter has once again taken the “Flawless” singer to task for referring to herself as a feminist. During another interview with NPR, the...

Beyoncé’s Bangs: A Walk Down Memory Lane

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Beyoncé debut a new look as she arrives at the Gare du Nord train in Paris. Like always, Queen Bey turned heads. The 33-year-old along with hubby Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy was spotted boarding the train, which was en route to London, England. Beyoncé’s...

Feminist bell hooks Critiques Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’

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The battle between bell hooks and modern day female artists continues. Last week the feminist scholar-in-residence led a panel — called “Whose Booty Is This?” — for New School students that put a critical lens on the butt “trend” that’s now made it to the...

Watch Jay-Z Throw Shade Brooklyn Style

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You can take the boy out of Brooklyn, but you can’t take Brooklyn out of the boy. While on his Parisian domination with wife and daughter, Jay-Z encountered possibly the only man in the world unaware of who Shawn Carter is. As the Carters were...