I Like Girls

Have you ever heard of the “angry black woman”? It’s a stereotype that portrays black women as naturally angry, ill-tempered, and sassy. In many cases, the stereotype is used to describe women who are bold and assertive. This episode features two women -- Nelisa and Janice. They tell us about being labeled “angry” and “mean” for being assertive and confident in course of doing their work. We also learn the many tricks both women use to cope with being stereotyped for simply doing their jobs.
“I Like Girls” is Aisha Salaudeen, Mo Isu, Fu’ad Lawal, Samiat Alamutu, Mariam Omoyele, Daniel Akins, and Banggz. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
Our partners are Radio Now 95.3fm, Newswire Nigeria, and Femme Africa.

Show Notes

Have you ever heard of the “angry black woman”? It’s a stereotype that portrays black women as naturally angry, ill-tempered, and sassy. In many cases, the stereotype is used to describe women who are bold and assertive. This episode features two women -- Nelisa and Janice. They tell us about being labeled “angry” and “mean” for being assertive and confident in course of doing their work. We also learn the many tricks both women use to cope with being stereotyped for simply doing their jobs.
“I Like Girls” is Aisha Salaudeen, Mo Isu, Fu’ad Lawal, Samiat Alamutu, Daniel Akins, and Banggz. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
Our partners are Radio Now 95.3fm, Newswire Nigeria, and Femme Africa.

What is I Like Girls?

This is a show about African women and the different experiences life throws at them for being women. Each episode of I Like Girls features stories that take you on a journey into the unanticipated ways life impacts women.