The Risky Business of the Black Body

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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.

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Sex Stereotypes of African Americans Have Long History

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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.