"Many African American women are simply refusing to play Mammy to Hillary. " Now, there's a sentence worth pondering.
That's what author Melissa Harris-Lacewell believes. Her article is posted on TheRoot.com. She says:
"Sister voters have a beef with white women like Clinton that is both racial and gendered. It is not about choosing race; it is about rejecting Hillary's Scarlett O'Hara act.
"Black women voters are rejecting Hillary Clinton because her ascendance is not a liberating symbol. Her tears are not moving. Her voice does not resonate. Throughout history, privileged white women, attached at the hip to their husband's power and influence, have been complicit in black women's oppression. Many African American women are simply refusing to play Mammy to Hillary."
Whoa! I suggest you read the entire article to understand just how repressive the 'Mammy' figure is to black women.