Beyonce’s class of 2020 speech- 8 quotes that will add value to your life

So Beyonce spoke to the college graduating class of 2020 in America, and as usual “she closed shop

She talked about Everything- feminism, sexism, women equality, black lives matter and referred to racism as a world pandemic. She took some low key digs at Trump, when she thanked “president Obama”

Though she was not talking to me, I watched the full video at least 12 times ( yes, I am that jobless) – Here are my top 8 quotes

On building her own table…

She spoke about starting her own label, owning her music masters and running a successful music label in a male dominated empire…

Not enough Black women had a seat at the table, so I had to chop down that wood and build my own table. Then I had to invite the best there was to have a seat. That meant hiring women, men, outsiders, underdogs. And I’ve been very proud to provide them with a place at my table.”

Beyonce class of 2020

To the queer ones, the ones who never fit in

To all those who feel different, if you are part of a group that is called “other” a group that does not get the chance to be center stage, build your own stage and make them see you. Queerness is beautiful, your blackness is beautiful…

Beyonce class of 2020

Turn hate, insults and criticisms into your fuel…

“Respect is everything – there is no successful relationship without respect, nor a successful movement if the basic principle is not respect. the world will respect you as much as you respect yourselves

There will be wins and losses…

“Yes, I am blessed to have won 24 Grammy s, but on the way I have lost 46 times! That means I was rejected 46 times! Don’t focus on defeats … there will always be wins and losses .

“With success comes challenges, with your wins, you might notice people spend a lot of energy trying to tear you down, try not to take it personally, unfortunately its something that comes along with success”

In many ways, i think she literally gave us an insight into how she lives her own life. Beyonce is very famous for not responding to drama except on rare occasions. the clip below completely explains why


This quote below, it came home. Be about that action. (lady u talking to me)

Watch full video on YouTube- link below

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