[THIS HAPPENED] Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta Is Back, Beyoncé Embraces âFeministâ Label

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cover story, Beyoncé embraces the feminist label. On being called a feminist, Bey says, “That word can be very extreme, but I guess I am a modern-day feminist. I do believe in equality. Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are? Why do you have to label yourself anything?” Listen: that’s the sound of dozens of writers typing furiously, trying to get their essays about this up online before anyone else. [Miss Jia]


Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer and blogger. You can read more of his work on his site, The Cynical Ones. Follow him on Twitter: @youngsinick.