Friday, April 14, 2006

Bias and the sexualization of black women

Here are a couple of excellent discussions on how the popular image of black women's sexuality feeds into the mindset of potential rapists and those who judge whether a woman is a credible victim.

Newblackman: A Social Disaster : Voices from Durham--Mark Anthony Neal

AP: Duke Rape Scandal Reopens Old Wounds

And here's an article that highlights the attitudes some parents have when deciding where to send their children.

Duke Chronicle: Unspeakable Things Spoken
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