The Resource This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America, Morgan Jerkins

This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America, Morgan Jerkins

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This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America
Title
This will be my undoing
Title remainder
living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America
Statement of responsibility
Morgan Jerkins
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Morgan Jerkins is only in her twenties, but she has already established herself as an insightful, brutally honest writer who isn’t afraid of tackling tough, controversial subjects. In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to “be”—to live as, to exist as—a black woman today? This is a book about black women, but it’s necessary reading for all Americans. Doubly disenfranchised by race and gender, often deprived of a place within the mostly white mainstream feminist movement, black women are objectified, silenced, and marginalized with devastating consequences, in ways both obvious and subtle, that are rarely acknowledged in our country’s larger discussion about inequality. In This Will Be My Undoing, Jerkins becomes both narrator and subject to expose the social, cultural, and historical story of black female oppression that influences the black community as well as the white, male-dominated world at large. Whether she’s writing about Sailor Moon; Rachel Dolezal; the stigma of therapy; her complex relationship with her own physical body; the pain of dating when men say they don’t “see color”; being a black visitor in Russia; the specter of “the fast-tailed girl” and the paradox of black female sexuality; or disabled black women in the context of the “Black Girl Magic” movement, Jerkins is compelling and revelatory
Summary
An influential literary critic presents a highly anticipated collection of linked essays interweaving incisive commentaries on subjects ranging from pop culture and feminism to black history, misogyny and racism to confront the challenges of being a black woman in today's world
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Writing style
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10619666
Cataloging source
MMI
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Jerkins, Morgan
Dewey number
808.84
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6142
LC item number
.J47 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • American essays
  • Blacks
  • Feminism
  • Popular culture
  • Racism
  • Women authors, Black
Target audience
adult
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living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America
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This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America, Morgan Jerkins
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-penu289
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1 online resource (272 p.)
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9780062666161
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This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America, Morgan Jerkins
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-penu289
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource (272 p.)
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unknown
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9780062666161
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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