Tina Taught Me (Interlude)

Album: A Seat at the Table (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Solange Knowles' mother Tina Lawson speaks here about having pride in and love for her culture and heritage. Tina is Louisiana Créole, a combination of African, Native American and French.
  • Solange told W magazine about her mother's contribution: "I think it's one of the most incredible moments of the album because she so eloquently breaks down black pride. And the fact that black pride does not mean anti-white.

    We had to do this out of necessity. We had to find that rhythm, that glory, given the circumstances and the cards that we were dealt. We have to be allowed to celebrate that."

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