“He said, ‘Hunni nobody can do this, you’re the only person here who can do this. You’re always the queen bee, and fabulous, and over the top, so there’s nobody else here who can do an African tribal dance. You’re the only black girl here.’ I thought that was creative and awesome and I was like whaaaat?! I’ve only been to Africa one time I don’t know what they do over there, but let’s try it!”
It’s too bad that America sees Atlanta, black women, and maybe even women in general through the lens of The ‘Real Hosewives’ franchise. When the first episodes of Atlanta aired, my upstate New York hairstylist gasped and gawped about the wealth and glam. So I did my part to defend the Atlanta women. But now, they are planning a trip to South Africa (free, of course).