When Beyoncé released her visual album, Lemonade, in 2016, fans were overtaken by the imagery and odes to Blackness and womanhood, but they were also intrigued by her personal story of Jay-Z’s infidelity during their eight-year marriage. Beyoncé used her music to intentionally share experiences many women face—experiences that can shake you to the core: feeling powerless, confronting the mistrust of a partner, managing the anger and sorrow of loss. Her expression would become her healing, as well as that of her fans.
Bold, yet refined. A publication from Medium for Black women.