A fierce, full-bodied examination of our queen's indelible contributions to feminism and pop culture. Read it!” - Janet Mock, author of Redefining Realness
[Allred] interrogates Beyoncé’s music and videos to explore the complicated spaces where racism, sexism, and capitalism collide.” - Kirkus Reviews
A must-read for any fan of Beyoncé and of fascinating feminist discourse.” - Zeba Blay, author of Carefree Black Girls
Proving himself a worthy member of the BeyHive, Kevin Allred takes us on a journey through Beyoncé’s greatest hits and expansive career—peeling back their multiple layers to explore gender, race, sexuality, and power in today’s modern world. A fun, engaging, and important read for long-time Beyoncé fans and newcomers alike.” - Franchesca Ramsey, author of Well, That Escalated Quickly
Ain’t I a Diva? explores the phenomenon of Beyoncé while explicitly championing not only her immense talent and grace but what we can learn from it. In this celebration of Beyoncé, and through her, other Black women, Allred is giving us room to be exactly who we are so that maybe we, too, can stop the world then carry on!” - Keah Brown, author of The Pretty One