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Stolen Women

Stolen WomenReclaiming Our Sexuality, Taking Back Our Lives

STOLEN WOMEN gives us what Mama couldn't--a way to be in charge of our own bodies. This probing, fact-based book dissects the myths, discards the stereotypes, and unshackles our minds.--BEBE MOORE CAMPBELL Author of Brothers and Sisters ... more

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STOLEN WOMEN gives us what Mama couldn't--a way to be in charge of our own bodies. This probing, fact-based book dissects the myths, discards the stereotypes, and unshackles our minds.--BEBE MOORE CAMPBELL Author of Brothers and Sisters

The culmination of twenty-two years of clinical practice and in-depth interviews with hundreds of African American women.--Ebony

Groundbreaking research breaks down why we came to be at increased risk and how we can protect ourselves for the future.--Essence

Finally, we have the first book that breaks the silence. Dr. Wyatt presents a well-researched and balanced perspective of the sexual experiences of African American women. It explodes the myths, examines our past, and sets the path for our healing and our future survival. This is a book that should be read by anyone who knows or cares about African American women.--Gloria Johnson Powell, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University

A long-awaited look at the stereotypes and sexual myths that surround African American women.--The Chicago TribunE