Iyanla Vanzant is making yet another splash with a video that has gone viral due to her special brand of wisdom. Calling black women “out of order,” the self-help guru spoke to web site Madame Noire on her concerns with the mental and emotional wounds black women accept from others — and mutually inflict.
Fresh off discussing her OWN special Daddyless Daughters on the Melissa Harris-Perry show, in which she examines the psychological issues of women growing up without fathers, Vanzant made these statements to specifically address the persistent difficulties of African-American women.
“We have such a rich culture, as women in this country, descendants of the parent race of humanity,” Vanzant told Madame Noire. “We have such a rich culture, and in that culture, there are roles and purposes, and powers, and we live in a society now where women are commodities, where women are demeaned, diminished, demoralized in ways that we accommodate.
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