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Beyonce's 2016: Feminism, Black Lives Matter and a star's evolution

Beyonce's 2016: Feminism, Black Lives Matter and a star's evolution

Wardrobe malfunctions not withstanding, it is difficult to disrupt a Super Bowl halftime show, the world's biggest and most meticulously crafted extravaganza. Unless you're Beyonce.

In February, amid sanitized performances by Bruno Mars and Coldplay, Beyonce and her all-female, all-black band and dancers marched on the Levi's Stadium football field, and began to sing a newly released song called "Formation."

"My daddy Alabama, mama Louisiana / You mix that negro with that Creole make a Texas bama / I like my baby heir with baby hair and afros / I like my negro nose with Jackson Five nostrils," Beyonce sang, staring directly into the camera as 115.5...

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