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May 4, 2016

White Commentary on 'Lemonade': No One Asked Us

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Don't get me wrong, white people are allowed to have opinions and share them, but to attempt to interpret a film and album that was made for and meant to empower black women simply does not make sense. We have to understand this: LEMONADE was not made for us. It's not about white people

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