Documentary Explores the Dehumanization of Black Women in Music Videos

Via YouTube: This documentary is about the representation of African American Women in Music Videos and its impact in our society.The representation of African American women in music videos has had a negative light for a few decades.African American women has been displayed as an accessory in most rapper's musical visual aids. With their physical portrayal as video vixens, backed by the negative effects of the lyrical meanings behind most rap and r&b music, the risky behaviors that the women of color presents are that of hyper sexuality which overtime is internalized and stereotyped.

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