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Beyoncé's 'Renaissance' is music to these Black scholars' ears

Beyoncé performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Beyoncé performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee speaks with University of Southern California professor Shaun Harper and Ohio State University professor Lori Patton Davis about how Beyoncé’s music resonates with meaning for Black scholars fighting for pay equity and recognition in predominantly white institutions.

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