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Survey paints portrait of black women in America

Publié par Clifford Armion le 23/01/2012

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Krissah Thompson

Rich or poor, educated or not, black women sometimes feel as though myths are stalking them like shadows, their lives reduced to a string of labels.

The angry black woman. The strong black woman. The unfeeling black woman. The manless black woman.

Black women haven't really defined themselves, says author Sophia Nelson, who urges her fellow sisters to take control of their image. We were always defined as workhorses, strong. We carry the burdens, we carry the family. We don't need. We don't want.

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"Survey paints portrait of black women in America", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2012. Consulté le 21/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/survey-paints-portrait-of-black-women-in-america