The Risky Business of the Black Body


News & Notes, May 7, 2007
The black body has long been a sought-after
commodity in American sexual marketplaces. As part of News & Notes' "Sex and
Sexuality" series, Siobhan Brooks, a former stripper and currently a Ph.D. candidate
in sociology at New School University in New York, talks to Farai Chideya about
African Americans and the racial politics of the sex industry.


Sex Stereotypes of African Americans Have Long History


News & Notes, May 7, 2007
Herbert Samuels, a sex educator and professor
at LaGuardia Community College in New York, and Mireille Miller-Young, a womens
studies professor at UC Santa Barbara, talk to Farai Chideya about the role black
men and
women have played in the American sexual imagination.

Food for thought.