I searched for Lemonade but all I got was lemons

Why do so many white men show up in a google search for Beyoncè?

My google search and aim was simple, “beyonce lemonade.”* I wanted write a blog post to about the album I had on repeat for two weeks, and after listening to some of my favorite people on social media speak on the blackness of the album, I knew the post should be a list and that my list should be made up of mostly black women. My simple google search unearthed a sneaky area of systematic racism that I was unaware of: the racism of information. Despite the fact that black women had written about Lemonade all over the internet, the majority of my search results were white, many were male.


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