Sister citizen : shame, stereotypes, and Black women in America / Melissa V. Harris-Perry.

Jezebel's sexual lasciviousness, Mammy's devotion, and Sapphire's outspoken anger -- these are among the most persistent stereotypes that black women encounter in contemporary American life. Hurtful and dishonest, such representations force African American women to navigate a virtual crooked room t...

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Main Author: Harris-Perry, Melissa V. (Melissa Victoria), 1973-
Format: Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011], ©2011.
Physical Description:xiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
MSU: This book was selected in recognition of MSU Libraries Student Employee, Bridget A. Parler, Class of 2013