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White privilege is still white privilege, intentional or not

I could never personally relate to any of the struggles [Lana del Rey] pens down in her poetic lyrics, but enhancing the severity of her own battle scars by rubbing salt into the wounds of others was a petulant move, lacking both empathy and respect.

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor

May 30, 2020

“He hit me and it felt like a kiss”: a controversial line from popular indie artist Lana Del Rey’s 2014 song “Ultraviolence.” Although Del Rey’s lyrics sprawl her raw emotions in poetic lyrics, listeners will not be hearing a rise-above-the-challenge, time-to-fight-back message of female empowerment t...

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