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Monday, July 27, 2015

OWNERSHIP OF BLACK WOMEN'S BODIES AS MEASURED BY 3 TV SERIES






OWNERSHIP OF BLACK WOMEN'S BODIES AS MEASURED BY 3 TV SERIES
Feeling ReBlOGGY
WHAT CAN BE GAUGED
BY THE RESPONSE TO
- SCANDAL 
- HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
- EMPIRE

SCANDAL:

...Olivia Pope is a fictional character, a Black woman, who was not of a certain hue, who is portrayed as not only the show’s lead, but an intelligent, educated, sharp, beautiful, and desirable woman, who was (the last few episodes hint to the fact that it may not be over) involved in an extramarital and interracial affair with a United States President; was met with a plethora of insults. She was a slave, a bed warmer, race traitor, White man’s whore, and was seen as despicable....


EMPIRE: The response to Cookie Lyons, portrayed by Taraji P. Henson has been completely different than the response to Olivia Pope...

She gave birth to three sons for a man, and hustled–dealing drugs to help provide for him, and to help him jump-start his music career; and she eventually did 17 years in prison for him, 17 long years where he essentially abandoned her, leaving her youngest child, who was a baby when she was imprisoned....

No, Luscious did not bother to take Lil’ Hakeem on trips to visit with his mother. Where Luscious was the only man that she had sex with before going to prison...and still the man was not staying in touch and putting anything on her commissary!  Even after all of this, she still loves Luscious, and still let him back inside of her — literally.
Cookie is accepted and loved, because she was/is willing to continue a legacy of Black women suffering and putting themselves last...
HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER...

Read More: 
http://www.blackwomenunchecked.com/ownership-black-womens-bodies-can-gauged-response-scandal-get-away-murder-empire/