Conspiracy to Destroy Black Women

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It has long been argued that women, especially black women, have been relegated to a second-class status in American society, and despite modern advances remain subject to a debilitating discrimination in many areas of life. This book presents a fresh perspective on the many facets of sexism experienced by African American women, addressing such issues as wage disparity, spousal abuse, and the rising rate of AIDS among black women. It also examines the roots of sexism among African American males, including the ...

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Overview

It has long been argued that women, especially black women, have been relegated to a second-class status in American society, and despite modern advances remain subject to a debilitating discrimination in many areas of life. This book presents a fresh perspective on the many facets of sexism experienced by African American women, addressing such issues as wage disparity, spousal abuse, and the rising rate of AIDS among black women. It also examines the roots of sexism among African American males, including the effect of gangster rap music on perceptions of black women, and offers strategies for change.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780913543726
  • Publisher: African American Images
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 350,252
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Porter is the author of Kill Them Before They Grow. He lives in Savannah, Georgia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1 Cause, Effect, and Madness
1 When Love Hurts: Spouse Abuse and Sexual Molestation 1
2 Bitch, Hoe, or Queen? The Role of Women in Rap Music and Videos 7
3 SBF 11
4 AIDS and African/African American Women 17
5 White Male Supremacy 25
6 The Myth of White Normalcy 33
7 African American Men: Innocent or Guilty? 37
8 Patriarchy and Female Subjugation 43
9 Creating the Dysfunctional Mother 47
10 How Public Schools Present Mothers as Perpetrators 51
Pt. 2 The Women 54
1 African American Women: The Crucifixion of Mother 55
2 The Face of an Old Black Woman: Grandmothers and the Stability of Black Families 61
3 Native American Women, Other Women, White Women 67
4 Myth of the "Ugly Body" 75
5 Love or Lust? 83
Pt. 3 Agencies and Institutions 88
1 Zero Tolerance for Black Skin: African American Women Behind Bars 89
2 The Political Pimping of Women 95
3 Myth of the Powerless Woman 99
4 Educated to Become a White Man 103
5 Public School Abuse of Nonwhite and Poor Female Parents 109
6 Social Welfare and Women 115
7 Religion, Men-isters, and Women 121
Pt. 4 The Wicked, the Mad, and the Spiritual 126
1 The Necessity of Female Rebellion 127
2 Recommendations 131
Endnotes 143
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  • Posted May 29, 2012

    This is a very informative and helpful book. I have learned a l


    This is a very informative and helpful book. I have learned a lot and seriously recommend that everyone read it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2002

    Highly controversial, provocative, and very informative!

    I absolutely believe that every woman, but particularly women of color need to add this book to their bookshelves. This is a must read ladies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2002

    EXCELLENT !!!

    Required reading for EVERY woman both black and white.

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