Photo Rolling Stone
Photo Rolling Stone

Amid a seemingly endless string of recorded, often deadly violence imposed upon black bodies, a tumultuous presidential election season filled with divisive rhetoric, and the uprisings, frustrations and mental exhaustion that resulted from these events, Solange came through for us last fall bearing soothing balm for our tired souls. With the September release of “A Seat at the Table”, she validated our beauty, permitted our anger, and paved the way for our healing in a way that only music can.

In recognition of her contribution to the culture, Melissa Harris-Perry is leading the charge to develope a course syllabus at Wake Forest University inspired by the critically acclaimed album.

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