08/06/2011 11:06 am ET | Updated Oct 06, 2011

Singer Estelle Helps Black Women Translate The Experience From Africa To England

It is love on display — that brilliant smile, that mane, that alluring accent and the manner in which she makes sure we understand what she has to say. This British Queen of Urban Soul, this embodiment of stately sound, brings a nation to its feet and knocks weak ones to the ground. When I think back on my time spent in London and moving through places and spaces of historic significance on this European island that once laid claim to the world as they knew it, and still has such significant influence to this nation.

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