Racialized Sexual Harassment in the Lives of African American Women

  title={Racialized Sexual Harassment in the Lives of African American Women},
  author={Nicole T. Buchanan and Alayne J. Ormerod},
  journal={Women \& Therapy},
  pages={107 - 124}
Abstract To date, scholars who investigate sexual harassment have been disturbingly silent about issues facing women of color. The current study describes results of a qualitative study of sexual and racial harassment conducted with 37 African American women. These data indicate that African American women cannot easily separate issues of race and gender when considering their personal accounts of victimization, which creates a form of racialized sexual harassment. Implications for practice and… Expand
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