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AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN. AND MUTED GROUP THEORY. THE MUTED VOICES OF ISLAMIC WOMEN. HEARD MARCH 8, 2005 THEIR DEMANDS ARE BEING HEARD STILL !. 60 Minutes Focus on: Hirshi Ali. Film: “Submission”. 60 MINUTES TV SHOW. SUBMISSION A DUTCH MOVIE – BY THEO VAN GOGH/ Written by – Hirshi Ali

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African american women

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

AND

MUTED GROUP THEORY


The muted voices of islamic women
THE MUTED VOICES OF ISLAMIC WOMEN

  • HEARD MARCH 8, 2005

  • THEIR DEMANDS ARE BEING HEARD STILL

    !


60 minutes focus on hirshi ali
60 MinutesFocus on: Hirshi Ali

  • Film: “Submission”


60 minutes tv show
60 MINUTES TV SHOW

SUBMISSION

  • A DUTCH MOVIE – BY THEO VAN GOGH/

  • Written by – Hirshi Ali

  • FILM ABOUT MIS-TREATMENT OF ISLAMIC WOMEN BY ISLAMIC MEN

  • THE FORCE BEHIND FILM – SOMALI REFUGEE WHO ROSE TO BECOME AN ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE IN THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT– HIRSHI ALI


Muted group theory
MUTED GROUP THEORY

  • CONCERNED WITH POWER AND HOW IT IS USED

  • BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT LANGUAGE IS CULTURE BOUND

  • BASED ON THE UNDERSTANDING THAT MALE DOMINATION HAS CAUSED MALE-BIASED LANGUAGE TO EVOLVE

    WOMEN ARE LEFT OUT OF THIS MEANING CREATION PROCESS


Three assumptions
THREE ASSUMPTIONS

  • THE WORLD IS PERCEIVED DIFFERENTLY BY MEN AND WOMEN.

  • MEN ENACT POWER POLITICALLY, WHILE SUPPRESSING WOMEN’S IDEAS AND MEANINGS FROM GAINING PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE.

  • WOMEN MUST CONVERT TO MALE LANGUAGE IN ORDER TO BE HEARD.


African american women and muted group theory
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND MUTED GROUP THEORY

BLACK WOMEN DECISION MAKERS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION INDUSTRY

PIONEERS WHO HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE


Black women who overcame
BLACK WOMEN WHO OVERCAME

  • FACED SAME BARRIERS TO THEIR SUCCESS AS OTHER WOMEN –AND MORE:

    • HAD DIFFICULTY EXPRESSING THEMSELVES IN MIXED GENDERED/MIXED RACE GROUPS– AT FIRST

    • UNDERSTOOD MEN’S MEANINGS EVEN AS MEN FAILED TO UNDERSTAND WOMEN’S MEANINGS

    • WERE CHALLENGED BY THE DIFFERENCES, ACROSS RACE AND GENDER, IN HOW THEY EXPRESSED THEMSELVES

    • ROSE TO THE CHALLENGES


Black women decision makers in entertainment
BLACK WOMEN DECISION MAKERS IN ENTERTAINMENT

  • 1960S

  • 1970S

  • 1980S

  • 1990S

  • 21ST CENTURY


Black women decision makers in entertainment1
BLACK WOMEN DECISION MAKERS IN ENTERTAINMENT

  • 1960S

  • 1970S

  • 1980S

  • 1990S

  • 21ST CENTURY


At the dawn of the 21 st c
AT THE DAWN OF THE 21ST C.

  • UNEVENLY AND IN SMALL NUMBERS, BLACK WOMEN MADE THEIR WAY TOWARD THE TOP IN ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS

    • INCLUDING CABLE AND BROADCAST TELEVISION


At the dawn of the 21 st c1
AT THE DAWN OF THE 21ST C.

  • UNEVENLY AND IN SMALL NUMBERS, BLACK WOMEN MADE THEIR WAY TOWARD THE TOP IN ENTERTAINMENT FIELDS

    • INCLUDING CABLE AND BROADCAST TELEVISION






Broadcast television2
BROADCAST TELEVISION

DEBBIE ALLEN


Broadcast television3
BROADCAST TELEVISION

DEBBIE ALLEN


Broadcast and cable television
BROADCAST AND CABLE TELEVISION

  • MANY OTHERS:

    • MARA BROCK AKIL

    • TYRA BANKS

    • EUNETTA BOONE

    • YVETTE LEE BOWSER

    • MICHELLE LISTENBEE BROWN

    • TRACEY EDMONDS

    • WHOOPIE GOLDBERG


Broadcast and cable television1
BROADCAST AND CABLE TELEVISION

  • MANY OTHERS:

    • FELICIA D. HENDERSON

    • SUSAN FALES-HILL

    • SARA FINNEY JOHNSON

    • WINIFRED HERVEY

    • ERMA-ELZY JONES

    • JADA PINKETT-SMITH

    • VIDA SPEARS

    • ANDREA WILEY

    • OPRAH WINFREY


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