by Kimberly N. Foster onMay 8, 2013
In a piece at her For Harriett blog, Kimberly N. Foster agrees with author Jamaica Kincaid's rejection of the "angry black woman" label that critics try to stamp on her work.
by Helena Andrews onSeptember 10, 2012
The first lady's DNC speech may have ended the "angry black woman" notions that used to haunt her.
by Demetria L. Lucas onJuly 19, 2012
In her Essence column, The Root's contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas weighs in on the "Sorry, I'm not an Angry Black Woman" phenomenon.
by Shayla Pierce onJuly 17, 2012
"Sorry to disappoint" is Clutch magazine writer Shayla Pierce's message to those who expect her to be sassy or combative.
by Janelle Harris onMarch 3, 2012
Essence.com blogger Janelle Harris challenges stereotypes of black mothers, especially those reflected in the "Sh-- people say" viral videos. The many black mothers who defy those stereotypes should be celebrated.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 11, 2012
Reflecting on her portrayal in a new book, she says that people have been trying to paint her that way since Day 1.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onOctober 18, 2010
The stereotype of a gold-digging, castrating black woman meets CGI to create a video that has many talking.
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