Sheri Parks joins Marc Steiner on The Marc Steiner Show to talk about her new book Fierce Angels: The Strong Black Woman in American Life and Culture. In the book she takes on the history of the idea of the “strong black woman” and looks at what it means for contemporary women. She is Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Studies in the American Studies department at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Joining her in the studio is Dominique Stevenson, Director of Maryland Peace with Justice, a program of the American Friends Service Committee. She is featured in the book Fierce Angels.