Cardi B. Scores a Hit Album

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by Donney Rose

issue 70

and somewhere a hood Black girl/is being kicked out of a class/for her alleged attitude/
is being told that her stance/her mouth her body/is too wild for America’s comfort
is training her tear ducts to/not give a fuck/not give a shit/to feel as indifferent about being active/as America feels about her existence/& somewhere a liberal blogger
is prepping yet another think piece/celebrating Cardi while rolling their eyes/at the
hood Black girl on the bus/speaking in decibels too alive/& somewhere a hood Black
girl is creating new language that will be embraced after it’s/siphoned from her tongue
&/placed on the tip of America’s to add flavor to its bland speak