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Megan Lee Professor Sanchez AFAS 371 Women in “Hood” Representations There are many negative stereotypes around women in American society even up to this day. Women are usually portrayed as inferior to men and are usually seen waiting on their male counterpart. Add that on top of colored women and it is a whole different story. Through the readings, it is evident that many of those stereotypes are perfectly portrayed in Straight Outta Compton . Misogyny is very evident in the movie. From Eazy-E’s rap songs like “A Bitch is a Bitch,” “One Less Bitch,” and “She swallowed it,” much of this is accompanied by visuals throughout the film. Right from the opening scene, we see Eazy-E in a crack house about to make a drug deal while the drug dealers are yelling orders at their women who were said to be their “ride-or- dies.” After a drug raid, one of these women ended up being seriously injured by law enforcement and another knocked down by Eazy-E while he is making his escape. Though it is
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  • Summer '15
  • Dr.Alain-PhilippeDurand
  • Straight Outta Compton, Professor Sanchez

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