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The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in…

by Tamara Winfrey Harris

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This is a quick read, I think used in a Black Studies or Women's Studies program (or, even better, both). The author shares all the negative stereotypes of black women (angry, strong, sexy, overweight unhealthy single moms) and thoroughly dismantles them all. A number of very valuable and enlightening quotes and stories from black women are included. ( )
  froxgirl | Aug 12, 2015 |
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"Everyone seems to have an opinion about American black women--they need to get married, change their hair, act like 'ladies,' and so on. Celebrated writer Tamara Winfrey Harris writes a searing account of being a black woman in America and explains why it's time for black women to speak for themselves"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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