By Team BLAM
Professor Melissa Harris-Perry recently made a guest appearance on the “Colbert Report” to talk about racism in America, her upcoming MSNBC show and new book, “Sister Citizen,” which is about the stereotypes of black women in the U.S.
She examines 4 stereotypes about black women that she feels are damaging and painful. They are “Jezebel”, “Mammy”, “Sapphire” and last but not least the “Strong Black Woman”.
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Learn more about Melissa Harris Perry’s new book SISTER CITIZEN: Shame, Stereotypes, & Black Women HERE.