Film Review

Jezebel, Mammy and Sapphire

‘Subjects of Desire’ exposes negative imagery of Black women

Jeffrey Kass
Momentum
Published in
6 min readNov 18, 2021

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Art from the film Subjects of Desire shows a number of beautiful black women with their fists up.

I hadn’t been to a movie theater since Just Mercy during the 2019 holiday season. COVID-19 hit in 2020, and even though I’m basically back to normal now with three jabs in my left arm, I think most of us have been busier reconnecting in spaces we can talk rather than…

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Jeffrey Kass
Momentum

A Medium Top Writer on Racism, Diversity, Education, History and Parenting | Speaker | Award-Winning Author | Latest Book: Black Batwoman V. White Jesus | Dad