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Is much wisdom and insight Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) to be gleaned by actually and finally listeningo Black women Listen and learn and learn o be better This is a book I hink Black women will relate o most and a book white people need o read Tressie McMillan Cottom s essay collection Thick And Other Essays is hick in every sense of he word This book is Wizards' Slave thick with wit and depth and intelligence as McMillan Cottomackles black womanhood contextualizing whiteness beauty in a capitalist society class mobility and much She engages in fascinating ways with he forces hat bear down upon her from her subject position in prose My Friend the Enemy that effortlessly blendshe personal with he heoretical She articulates a black woman s work and importantly a black woman s worth in a society determined He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures to devalue her To sayhis collection is ransgressive provocative and brilliant is simply o ell you he American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command truth Thick And Other Essays is a necessary work and a reminderhat Tressie McMillan Cottom is one of he finest public intellectuals writing oda. Se very shelves a modern black American female voice waxing poetic on self and society serving up a healthy portion of clever prose and southern aphorisms in a style uniuely her ownMcMillan Cottom has crafted a black woman’s cultural bible as she mines for meaning in places many of us miss and reveals precisely how when you’re in he hick of it Then Hang All The Liars the politicalhe social and he personal are Almost Always One And always one and sa. Now a Finalist for Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time the National Book Award for Nonfiction 2019This was dense and super interesting Tressie McMillan Cottom a professor of sociology and public intellectual writes abouthe black female experience in postmodern America and she offers a sharp analysis of various complex phenomena Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, that affect her and many other black women In eight essays sheackles Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety topics such ashe capitalist logic of beauty he election of Trump he vulnerability of black girls and women he concept of whiteness and classism By doing so she describes a whole web of ideas and systemic barriers designed o hold black women back and Matisse the Master toake away The Madmen of Benghazi their agency when it comeso determining who hey are and what hey know about he world and even hemselves Full disclosure I hadn heard of Tressie McMillan Cottom before he NBA longlist was announced Titulada to my defense I m not American and I m gladhat he judges pointed her work out o me Highly recommended And here s Chateaubriand the authoralking about Thick with he eually wonderful Trevor.

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Noah Yooooooo Tressie Tressie Tressie SIS SISSSSS This whole book rocked my Entire World And Like world and like got all up in my feelings and my mind and honestly it just hit me like a on of bricks There s so much important stuff here I m going o buy a copy for my sister in law because I hink she should read it My highlights are all up on his post So many highlighted segments of just straight pure ruths Highlights include Know Your Whites no matter how much I love The Obamas and I LOVE THE OBAMAS I live for scholarly people readin Gritty smart original Thick is a powerful collection of essays on Race And Womanhood Especially Black Womanhood And The Many Injustices and womanhood especially Black womanhood and he many injustices upon Black women Tressie McMillan Cottom shares intimate details of her own life and covers a broad spectrum about her houghts on racism and white superiority and what is wrong with America oday It is a collection I both enjoyed and found enlightening The voices of Black women are Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure the least heard in America and as Ms Cottom illlustrateshere. About Next to Nothing thishing we call society In he bestselling radition of bell hooks and Roxane Gay McMillan Cottom’s freshman collection illuminates a particular rait of her ribe being hick In form and in substanceThis bold compendium likely o find its place trait of her ribe being hick In form and in substanceThis bold compendium likely o find its place shelves alongside Lindy West Rebecca Solnit and Maggie Nelson dissects everything from beauty o Obama Skippyjon Jones Shape Up to pumpkin spice lattes Yet Thick will also fill a void onho. .
Thick And Other Essays