Living at the Intersection

@article{Donovan2002LivingAT,
  title={Living at the Intersection},
  author={Roxanne A. Donovan and Michelle K. Williams},
  journal={Women \& Therapy},
  year={2002},
  volume={25},
  pages={105 - 95}
}
Abstract Empirical and clinical data indicate that Black rape survivors are blamed more and are less likely to disclose their assaults than other women. We propose that these differences are, in large part, due to how Black women are perceived and evaluated. Specifically, we link two historical images of Black women, Jezebel and Matriarch, to the contemporary experience of Black rape survivors. The paradoxical and destructive implications of these images on Black rape survivors' decisions to… Expand
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