In current media depictions of African-American women, including rap music, they are most likely described as overly sexual, flaunting shapely bodies to men who are willing to be pleased by women who have no other function than pleasing them. Since the Biblical creation story, in the official reading, Eve sets a precedent for all women to be sexual temptresses, regardless of race or class. When and why have black women alone begun to bear the brunt of a hyper sexualized culture on their bodies?
"Sexualizing Black Women in America,"
Proceedings of GREAT Day: Vol. 2009
, Article 3.
Available at: https://knightscholar.geneseo.edu/proceedings-of-great-day/vol2009/iss1/3