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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' and Information Resources: Getting Started

Resources need for the Beyoncé’s Lemonade Analysis Project in 11th Grade IB Language and Literature class.

Getting Started with Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

About this Guide

Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade, aired on HBO Saturday, April 23rd for a "one-day event," and is now available for download on iTunes, Amazon; to stream on Tidal, and for purchase on CD. Lemonade is an hour and five minutes of music, poetry, and references to history, literature, and art. There were many artist collaborators and perceived influences included in Lemonade. This guide lists a few places to learn more about them and Beyoncé.

Image: From "Lemonade," by Beyoncé, via

Works Celebrating Black Womanhood

Works Celebrating Black Womanhood

Candice Benbow collected "Works Celebrating Black Womanhood" using the hashtag #LemonadeSyllabus, mostly on Twitter. She then published the results on issuu.



This guide is adapted from the Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' and Information Resources guide, created by Jenny Ferretti, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Decker Library, Maryland Institute College of Art.


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