|Jilly from Philly aka Jill Scott|
The one dimensional cardboard cutouts include: Angry sister - hands on hips, neck shaking and eyes rolling; Big mamma - the all knowing, church going, rock of the family; or Welfare queen -- always having kids and looking for big government to sustain her family.
Popular culture has taken a few traits -- some honorable, some not -- and decided these few traits alone define our three dimensional black women.
Well, News Flash:
March is Women’s History Month, a time to look at the many contributions women have made throughout history. But lately, there have been a number of studies examining the lives of Black women, from their body sizes in comparison to White women to assessing that they’re more likely to get swept up in a tsunami than to get married. The latest survey comes from “The Washington Post” and the Kaiser Family Foundation and, surprisingly, they found that, contrary to popular belief, Black women are doing just fine.