Ralina Joseph writes about Oprah, published on Flow

OprahAssociate Professor Ralina Joseph was published on Flow, an online journal of television and media studies, about how although progress has been made to eliminate racial and gender discrimination, even Oprah Winfrey still publicly deals with these issues.

“Winfrey describes power-laden, interracial spaces of privilege as ones where the conjoined forces of racism and sexism can, and do, still penetrate her world,” Joseph writes as she analyzes an interview with Oprah that aired on Entertainment Tonight (ET).

The article is the first of a three-part series as Joseph enters into her new book entitled, “Screening Strategic Ambiguity: Black Women, Television Culture, and the Postidentity Dance,” where she looks at iconic Black women on television and how they negotiate race and gender talk.

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