Month: November 2015

Real talk on race: Adele’s talent shouldn’t blind anyone to her privilege

Adele’s music simmers with sincerity, a sort of lived-in pain and hope that resonates deeply with many listeners. She’s been able to turn her heartache into gripping art in a way that feels more mature than contemporaries like Taylor Swift — and more timeless. But regardless of how you may love Adele’s music, make no mistake — Adele is definitely benefiting from White privilege.