Women of Strength, Women of Beauty

Buseje Bailey

1992, 16:30 minutes, colour, English


The issue here is "Black Women" and the beauty industry; and women in general as objects.
Beauty is not what we are, it is what we are sold. Beauty is a commodity. Black Women are further taught that no matter how hard they try they can never buy into this market, because to be black is not to be beautiful.
The women in the tape share their experiences in trying to be beautiful.

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