The Balancing Act Of Black Women

Black women often find themselves in a no-win situation. Call out racism and risk being seen as an agitator, or stay quiet and feel like part of the problem. University of Washington, Seattle associate professor of communications Ralina L. Joseph joins us to talk about how prominent black women – and their everyday counterparts – walk this tightrope daily, the subject of her book “Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity” (NYU Press).