On June 10th, 2016 A.D., my mother, aunt, cousin, and I embarked on the pilgrimage of a lifetime: Beyoncé’s Formation Tour. On our journey, we came across many other travelers, many of them black women like us. Black women who were tall, short, big, little, young, old, and in large number had come far and wide dressed in their best attire, and filled with anticipation for what was to come: Affirmation.
Beyonce performing at the BET Awards- Photo Courtesy of Beyonce.com
And Queen Bey delivered.
Due to her work her with The Dinner Table Documentary, director Asha Boston was both nominated and selected to participate in the United State of Women Summit hosted by the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more about her experience here...
On June 16th, the Recording Academy announced that streaming only releases will now be eligible for consideration for Grammy nominations. This is only one of five big changes that will be implemented immediately. The Grammys are scheduled to take place February 12th, 2017.