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The gospel of Grace Jones

A Pop diva was preaching her truth

I often suspect that Black women are the true spiritual leaders of the human race—if that means pointing to new ways to be.

Where would we be without Josephine Baker, or Sister Rosetta Tharpe, or Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, or Billie Holiday? Or Tina Turner, or Marsha P. Johnson, or so many more.

But I’m thinking about Grace Jones.

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