Beyonce’s song ‘Flawless’ Features writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (The actual TED Talk, lyrics + short video sample and Instagram pictures of the artist with these flawless Black supermodels: Joan Smalls, Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn)

beyonce1Adichie-hair-scoopweb-e1368739042516Superstar Beyonce did two astonishing things last night: Release a complete album without any promotion or advance notice, and sample Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The sample is from a talk Adichie gave at TEDxEuston in London earlier this year titled, “We Should All Be Feminists.” What appears in “Flawless” pulls from different parts of her speech. See the actual TED video of the speech by Chimamanda below + a preview of the music video:

We teach girls to shrink themselves
To make themselves smaller
We say to girls
“You can have ambition
But not too much
You should aim to be successful
But not too successful
Otherwise you will threaten the man”
Because I am female
I am expected to aspire to marriage
I am expected to make my life choices
Always keeping in mind that
Marriage is the most important
Now marriage can be a source of
Joy and love and mutual support
But why do we teach to aspire to marriage
And we don’t teach boys the same?
We raise girls to each other as competitors
Not for jobs or for accomplishments
Which I think can be a good thing
But for the attention of men
We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings
In the way that boys are
Feminist: the person who believes in the social
Political, and economic equality of the sexes

Chimamanda Adichie is also the author of the novels “Americanah”, “Purple Hibiscus”, “Half of a Yellow Sun” and the short-story collection “The Thing Around Your Neck.” Also, checkout the pictures below thanks to Instagram of these beautiful flawless models who shoot another video entitled “Yonce” and boy is black beautiful. Bisous
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