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May 26, 2015 / Randall

Black women’s sexuality has always been overpoliced

…the dehumanising designation of black female bodies as hypersexualised is not new. The inability to see a situation in which the black female body is not one “at work” is a learned habit, played out and cemented over hundreds of years, and incredibly hard to budge.

Danièle Watts

Image source and full article: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/sep/15/black-womens-sexuality-overpoliced-daniele-watts-handcuffed

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