Why, Adele, just why?

“Adele should wear Bantu Knots,” said no one ever.

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There was no one who argued with me more about going to a historically black college and university than my mother. She worried I would party too much and study too little. In her mind, I didn’t live in a black world, and she insisted that I have a multicultural upbringing. Although this turned into World War III in my home — even when I…