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Unformatted text preview: such as School Daze , contain scenes and characters that flaunt the body of a black woman and always puts emphasis on the butt. Numerous black singers use their sexual appeal in order to gain fame and success. Tina Turner changed her image, beginning a new era, once separating from her abusive husband. She used the image of black women being wild and many others followed in her footsteps. Hooks also mentions numerous other musicians and writers that have dealt with this media attention. The overexposure of black women still occurs today and continues to progress to new levels. Performers such as Beyonce and Ciara now have music video that solely focus on what intricate ways they can move their bodies, distracting the audience from the true art of their voice. This era is like none ever before as black women attract the same if not more attention to their bodies than white women in the media....
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- Spring '07