The View’s Sherri Shepherd and Whoopi Goldberg respond to Psychology Today’s apology

Yesterday, Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd of the popular daytime show, The View, responded to Psychology Today’s apology for publishing an article that reported that black women were the most unattractive women of any race. Satoshi Kanazawa, a self proclaimed ‘evolutionary psychologist’, posted the study entitled ‘Why Are Black Women Rated Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women, But Black Men Are Rated Better Looking Than Other Men?’.

Whoopi Goldberg pointed out that “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”, while Sherri Shepherd, among other things, mentioned that she felt it was detrimental to young black women who may take the study as the truth about who they are. Elizabeth Hasselbeck’s main question was “why publish the study in the first place?”

I am of the opinion that this is yet another attack on the image of black women. It is up to us to consistently push back every single time that there is an attack of this kind. Just because these kinds of attacks have been going on for centuries, does not mean that we should allow them to continue. In fact, the very reason that we need to put an end to it is because it has been going on much too long.

Watch the clip of the women of The View at BlackVoices.com.

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One Response to “The View’s Sherri Shepherd and Whoopi Goldberg respond to Psychology Today’s apology”

  1. Steven Quarles says:

    you are so right in the fact that this sort of crap has been going on far to long as well as the other injustices that have been inflicted upon us as a people and I feel that black women are the strongest and most beautiful women on the planet and from my perspective as a man I take my hat to the sisters of the world for without you we would’nt be

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