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Controlling Images exercise

For Week 5 of The Racial State we are going to be working with a short version of Patricia Hill Collins’ text, Chapter 4 of Black Feminist Thought: ‘Mammies, Matriarchs and other Controlling Images’ from Blackfeminisms.com.

We will watch the short video, ‘Mammy, Jezebel and Sapphire’ produced by Al Jazeera:

And use this pack to think further about the concepts which can also be downloaded below:

5 controlling images used to objectify Black women
Patricia Hill Collins speaks about Controlling Images

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