Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

What the Media Wants You to Think About Black Women

After years of inattention, in the past month, the mainstream media has suddenly turned its eye toward black women. And the resulting coverage, filtered through a pretty jaundiced lens, is enough to make me wish the world had never “discovered” us. Here are the messages we’ve heard: 1). Men don’t want us. 2). We don’t have any money. 3). We’re fat and unhealthy.

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