Understanding The Myth Of The Angry Black Woman


The Angry Black Woman is a phrase used to refer to a bitter, sassy, ill-mannered, African American woman with a quick temper and sharp tongue. The Angry Black Woman has become a stereotypical character in many television and movie portrayals. Come on – will you ever forget the hilarious, Angela, from the Why Did I Get Married movies?

The Angry Black Woman is also a stereotypical insult. Many black women are tagged with this title when they unapologetically express their own views or stand, often publicly, on the courage of their convictions. The media frequently portrays women who speak out as the Angry Black Woman. Here are a few reasons you must dig deeper than media portrayal and try to understand her.

  1. Anger is a human emotion. Moreover, it’s a normal human emotion and everyone is entitled to feel it and…

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White Women Weaponize Black Men Against Black Women

Nothing but the truth.

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This is not at all to take away any accountability from the Black men who also willingly perpetuate this misogynoir.

Black men allow this, and should be held fully responsible. I am also not condemning interracial dating.

This is just to briefly address the white women who continue to get away with weaponizing Black men, and interracial dating against Black women.

It is not uncommon to witness white women in interracial relationships with Black men. And those Black men often have terribly problematic views about Black women.

That Black women are “too dark,” “too angry,” “too hostile,” “not feminine enough,” “too strong willed,” “nappy headed,” “ugly,” and their biggest complaint is that Black women won’t submit to them.

In comparison, white women are supposedly “trophy wives,” “beautiful,” “classy,” “agreeable,” “feminine,” “docile,” and they make better partners.

Many of these interracial relationships are built only with the intention to spite Black…

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