Sister Citizen

Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

By Melissa V. Harris-Perry; Lisa Renee Pitts (Narrated by)
(Tantor Audio, Compact Disc, 9781452606934)

Publication Date: March 2012

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From a highly resgarded thinker on race, gender, and American politics, a new consideration of the pervasive stereotypes black women encounter, and an analysis of how these representations shape their experiences as citizens.

About the Author
Melissa V. Harris-Perry is the author of "Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought", which won the 2005 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists and 2005 Best Book Award from the Race and Ethnic Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.

Lisa Renee Pitts is an accomplished actress in theater, film, and television, appearing in The Practice, The Shield, and Law & Order. A native New Yorker, she holds a BFA in theater arts from Rutgers University and resides in Burbank, California.
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