"Black/African American women are largely misrepresented throughout the memoir of mass media." 


Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D.

African American Women in the Oprah Winfrey Network's Queen Sugar Drama

Exemplary Representations On Screen and Behind the Scenes 




The video content consists of degrading themes, images, and language of women. 

These misrepresentations illustrate the media industry's tokenistic, voyeuristic, and objectifying stereotypes 

Black/African American women and their daughters face daily on- and off-screen.