Because having reached nearly every achievement a person can capture, Beyoncé has begun to focus on her legacy, the roads she can create for her kids and others like them. I see success differently now. Having miscarriages taught me that I had to mother myself before I could be a mother to someone else,” she mused to Elle. Blue gave me the spark to pursue my goals. My relationship with Blue brought me back to life, and I was revived. The quest for my self-worth became stronger.

She approaches every challenge with this mindset, making Coachella 2018, her headline gig, a celebration of African American culture. 

As a black woman I felt like the world wanted to keep me in my box. Black women are often underestimated. She explained that she wanted viewers to feel proud of Netflix’s show and its process. I wanted everybody to be grateful for their flaws, their confidence, and their openness. We were all free to be ourselves and create an environment that was safe, open, and without rules.