S7E7: Black Creativity and The Controversy Around Black is King

Lady, have you seen Black is King? Whether or not you are a Beyonce fan, this visual album is a work of art and art is meant to generate conversation. In today’s episode, Terri and Dom provide an overview of the commentary and controversy. While we acknowledge there are many themes that can be explored, Dom and Terri pride themselves on staying in their lane and will leave certain topics to the experts and your own research. But fear not, if you have been listening to H.E.R Space you know the ladies emphasize lifting up Black women. This episode will focus on highlighting some of the amazing Black women creatives involved in the project to make sure we know their names. 


Quote of the Day:

"We have always been wonderful. I see us in the world's most heavenly things. Black is King. We were beauty before they knew what beauty was."

-Yrsa Daley-Ward (Yersa)

co-writer of Black is King and author of "bone" and "the Terrible"



Takeaways:

Creatives to follow:

Zerina Akers

Tiwa Savage

Jenn Nkiru

Yrsa Daley-Ward

Warsan Shire

 



TalkBack Tuesday with Dr. Dom

Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri

H.E.R Space Sanctuary


Resources:

Melanin and Mental Health

Therapy for Black Girls 

Psychology Today

Therapy for QPOC


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