Black Excellence is a Scam

Margot Macy
5 min readSep 16, 2021
Unsplash Photo Credit Jessica Felicio

I was listening to Spotify on my morning existential crisis commute. I began listening to my usual black podcast where everyone talks about black culture and hot gossip but then, it just got really elitist and everyone started talking about going to the Met Gala and making a ton of money. So I turned it off. Then I started listening to Beyonce hoping to feel connected to some song or something and everything was about having more money, and…