Comparing Mammy And Jezebel Stereotypes To Black Women

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Women of other categories like Asians, Latinas and Native Americans face similar stereotypes to Black women. The two Black women stereotypes that Asians, Latinas and Native Americans can be compared to are the Mammy and Jezebel stereotypes. These stereotypes are either a threat to masculinity or an ideal way to be feminine in the male thought. Asians have the “China Doll” subservient Asian stereotype and the “Dragon Lady” stereotype. The China Doll doesn’t put up a fight, she listens to men especially her male partner. This stereotype can be compared to the Mammy stereotype but the China Doll stereotype can be sexual whereas the Mammy isn’t viewed as sexual. The China Doll and the Mammy obey and accept their submissiveness. Another Asian stereotype

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