Reinvigorating Jezebel: Prevailing Images of Black Women on BET

Cox, Kiana
July 2005
Edwardsville Journal of Sociology;2005, Vol. 5, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study that explores the programming of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and examines the images of African-American women that the network portrays. The author mentions that television images of these women can influence how women are understood and subsequently treated in the society. BET's launching of the sexually explicit show "UnCut" and its continual airing of Nelly's "Tip Drill" video have caused Black Americans, to scrutinize the programming even closer.


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