MUSIC | RACE

When They Get Racist, Still I Rise

With ‘Cowboy Carter,’ Beyoncé settles a score with the CMA, reclaims a music genre, and tips her cowboy hat to Marian Anderson & Maya Angelou.

Andrew Jazprose Hill
Momentum
Published in
6 min readMar 30, 2024

--

Photo of Beyoncé by Billy Briggs via Wikimedia Commons

There’s a through line between Beyoncé Knowles Carter and Marian Anderson that goes all the way back to 1939.

--

--

Andrew Jazprose Hill
Momentum

In the Jazprose Diaries on Substack, I write about Art, Culture, and Race with a mindful memoirist's eye. Come on in. The water's fine.