3 Damaging Stereotypes About Black Women That Need to Go

The Most Damaging Myths

The sassy friend, the oversexualized woman who wants it all the time, the helpful maid – sadly, if you’ve come across black women in pop culture, then you’ve probably come across these stereotypes.

So where did these images come from – and what’s the impact of their popularity in our media?

Here’s Franchesca Ramsey with a clear explanation of the disturbing history behind several black woman stereotypes, and how they continue to show up in the media and affect the world around us today.

It’s time to demand better – what kinds of characters would you like to see instead?

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One thought on “3 Damaging Stereotypes About Black Women That Need to Go

  • November 30, 2016 at 12:54 am
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    Hey there! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this post to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

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