Janelle Monáe is Brought to Tears By a Young Fan

It’s no secret that we love Janelle Monáe here. Her authenticity, her living embodiment of uplift for Black women and girls, and her unchanging stance that being who we are should always be enough are just a few reasons why she has continued to enjoy praises from diverse communities both nationally and abroad. But, it was her appearance on the Queen Latifah Show that really moved us. Her interaction with a young fan is absolutely priceless.


 

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