Beyonce performs at halftime with dancers in Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium.  The key word is "performs." Some see protest where that word is. Word.

Beyonce performs at halftime with dancers in Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium.  The key word is "performs." Some see protest where that word is. Word.

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Beyonce, Beyonce, Beyonce. Has there ever been a performance or music video that has elicited so many think pieces, either aloud or written? Deconstructed, unpacked or however you want to term it, enough. (Links are FYSI.)

It's too much to consume. Plus, the people whose minds you're trying to change are stuck in the mire. Our fellow Texan has made her point, just by the conversations that people are having. From the hair blowing in the wind, to the outfits that the dancers were wearing, to whatever political statement you believe in, it doesn't seem like it will end. We waded in, just FYI.

So ... this is From the Hip With Dawn Burkes and Tawnell Hobbs. We talk about news and pop culture, which intersect more than people would have you believe, and our favorite TV shows, which right now happen to be Scandal and The Haves and the Have Nots.

Where were the good stories this week? Other than Beyonce ... At Texas A&M, somebody called somebody's children out of their names. How very grade-school ...

The Dems debated while the Republicans called each other in just another week in the race to the White House.

And schools, including one in Dallas ISD, are moving quickly to ditch Confederate names on buildings. Come on, get some.

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