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Title Black women's portrayals on reality television : the new Sapphire / edited by Donnetrice Allison.

Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.456522089 BLAC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxix, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: a historical overview / Donnetrice C. Allison -- I: Portrayals of Christianity and motherhood. 1. High tea, church hats, pastor wives, and friendships: a critical race feminism analysis of Black women in Preachers of L.A. / Elizabeth Whittington Cooper ; 2. The God in me: faith, reality TV, and Black women / Chetachi A. Egwu ; 3. From 1990s girl to hip-hop wife: an analysis of the portrayal of Tiny as Black mother in reality television / Ryessia D. Jones, Johnny Jones & Siobhan E. Smith ; 4. Are Black women loud?: neoliberal and postfeminist protagonists in OWN's televisual sphere / Mia E. Briceño & Evene Estwick ; 5. Can't have it all: an analysis of Black motherhood on reality television / Allison M. Alford, Madeline M. Maxwell, Ryessia D. Jones & Angelica N. Morris -- II: Portrayals of the angry Black woman. 6. Is she strong or just a b!@*#?: Discussions of Black women's anger in the reality show Bad girls club / Adria Y. Goldman ; 7. The "Tyra tyrade": reinforcing the Sapphire through online parody / Tracey Owens Patton & Julie Snyder-Yuly ; 8. A critical analysis of Black womanhood in NBC's The apprentice / Donyale R. Griffin Padget & Donnetrice C. Allison -- III: Portrayals of Black women as spouses, girlfriends and lovers. 9. Dehumanized and empowered?: Black women, reality television, and Love and hip hop Atlanta / Patrick Bennett and Rachel Alicia Griffin ; 9. The "down ass bitch" in the reality television show Love and hip hop: the image of the enduring Black woman and her unwavering support of the Black man / Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers ; 11. Real housewives or real lies?: New constructions of "housewives" on The real housewives of Atlanta / Shavonne R. Shorter -- Conclusion: Discussion and implications / Donnetrice C. Allison.
Other author Allison, Donnetrice, editor.
Subject Reality television programs -- United States -- History and criticism.
African American women on television.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Variant Title New Sapphire
ISBN 9781498519328