black marriage negotiations

Black Marriage Negotiations Video Perpetuates Stereotypes and Ignores Context
By Rose

The video isn’t just bunk because it misuses the term “womanist,” a label meant to convey that black women’s emancipation cannot be achieved without black men and children also being fully equal in society. Simply stated, it’s another baseless attack on educated, professional, single, African American women who seek healthy partnerships with men. There are so many stereotypes about black women that this video affirms without providing any context, but perhaps the ones that sting the most are about sex and money.

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About jennifer williams

Jennifer D. Williams is a writer and professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies. She has published in academic journals and online at, PopMatters, among other sites. Jennifer is currently working on a book that looks at black women's urban literature between the Depression and the civil rights era.

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