In the aftermath of her Superbowl performance and in the run-up to her forthcoming world tour, pop star Beyonce has become the center of a war of image and symbolism. In this segment we asked veteran activsit and columnist Ajamu Baraka and long-time music industry insider, journalist, and critic Paul Porter for their thoughts on the politics of image, symbol and art.

Watch the interview on the Real News Network’s website.

Ajamu Baraka is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Paul Porter is the founder of

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