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Black Women: First Dissed, Now Disappeared

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April 10th, 2007

It’s astounding that in the media conversation surrounding Don Imus’ characterization of the 10 members of Rutger’s women’s basketball team as “nappy headed ho’s,” Black women - other than those Imus imagines - are virtually invisible. Even when we’re the ones being dissed and dogged, when it comes to analyzing the situation, no […]

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Imus Protest! Unruly-Haired Hater

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April 8th, 2007

I’m embarrassed to admit that it took a few moments for my outrage to kick in when I
first heard that nationally syndicated radio talk show host Don Imus had referred to the women on Rutgers basketball team - the astoundingly talented athletes who almost won the NCAA championship last week before being defeated by […]

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Outrages & Responsibilities

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April 29th, 2006

Journalist Jill Nelson, author of numerous books including Straight, No Chaser: How I Became A Grown-Up Black Woman and her memoir about her experience at the Washington Post, Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience will be blogging on WIMN’s Voices beginning in June.

Jill plans to scrutinize media coverage of women and […]

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