Exotic Dancers Organizing Against Decades of Exploitation

Siobhan Brooks

Siobhan Brooks, associate professor of African-American studies, is among the experts featured in a recent article on the members of the stripping industry who are fighting to reform labor practices and end sexual harassment and discrimination in their workplaces.    

In a 2010 study, Brooks found tha black women routinely complained of being inappropriately touched and having customers attempt to haggle. Continue reading in the New York Times

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