Watch Mavis Staples’ Video for “If All I Was Was Black”

Mavis Staples
By Dave Kim

Legendary soul singer Mavis Staples just released a music video for “If All I Was Was Black” which you can watch below.

The clip, directed by Zac Manuel, features Staples singing in a diner with a cup of coffee. Meanwhile a crowd gathers around the unveiling of a statue. A young woman is the primary spotlight of this scene and viewers discover that the statue looks a lot like her.

Staples partnered with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to produce her latest album of the same title. The Chicago native has a few North American tour dates scheduled, including a stop at Bonnaroo on June 9.

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