Omise’eke Tinsley

professor of Black studies at UC Santa Barbara

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Pop star Rihanna has joined the billionaire’s club.

Rihanna is now the richest woman in music, thanks to her Fenty lines that prioritize inclusivity

Pop star Rihanna has joined the billionaire’s club.

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