The Resource The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris, (eaudio)

The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris, (eaudio)

Label
The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America
Title
The sisters are alright
Title remainder
changing the broken narrative of black women in America
Statement of responsibility
Tamara Winfrey Harris
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Language
eng
Summary
What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes antiblack-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel followed close behind. In the '60s, the Matriarch, the willfully unmarried baby machine leeching off the state, joined them. These stereotypes persist to this day through newspaper headlines, Sunday sermons, social media memes, cable punditry, government policies, and hit song lyrics. Emancipation may have happened more than 150 years ago, but America still won't let a sister be free from this coven of caricatures. Tamara Winfrey Harris delves into marriage, motherhood, health, sexuality, beauty, and more, taking sharp aim at pervasive stereotypes about black women. She counters warped prejudices with the straight-up truth about being a black woman in America. We have facets like diamonds, she writes. The trouble is the people who refuse to see us sparkling
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Winfrey Harris, Tamara
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Tamberla Perry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perry, Tamberla
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Label
The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 21 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781626566514
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11369049
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11369049
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MWT11369049
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The sisters are alright : changing the broken narrative of black women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 21 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781626566514
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11369049
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11369049
System control number
MWT11369049
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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