Meditative Story
Meditative Story
Sep 9, 2020
Embracing what makes me different, by Mickey Guyton
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As a young girl raised on the gravel roads of central Texas, Mickey Guyton falls in love with country music – but as a Black woman in a traditionally white industry, her authenticity is constantly questioned: Too Black. Too white. Not country enough. Plagued by self-doubt, Mickey's breakthrough comes when she leans in to what makes her unique – and finds her true voice.

Mickey Guyton's new EP, Bridges, featuring the songs "Heaven Down Here" and "Black Like Me," is available now.

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