Making and Taking Space to Be Free: On Solange Knowles’ A Seat At the Table
Listen *insert Black girl hand clap*
Today Solange Knowles dropped A Seat At The Table
All at the same damn time.
And much like her sister’s masterpiece earlier this year, I’m gonna take some time to sit with it before I write about it in-depth but I needed y’all to know that this album, and accompanying digital book— is life. Make it part of yours.
In the meantime, if you must read before you listen, here are a couple of conversations with Solange herself.
I told y’all 2016 was the Year of the Black Girl. 2017 looking like ours, too. We just gon’ grab the next few decades. We ain’t asking.