[E–pub/Pdf] Thick And Other Essays AUTHOR Tressie McMillan Cottom


Thick And Other Essays

Read ò Thick And Other Essays ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB 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 the thick of it the political the social and the personal are almost always one and the sa. Yooooooo Tressie Tressie Tressie SIS SISSSSS This whole book rocked my entire world and like just got all up in my feelings and my mind and honestly it just hit me like a ton of bricks There s so much important stuff here I m going to buy a copy for my sister in law because I think she should read it My highlights are all up on this post So many highlighted segments of just straight pure truths Highlights include Know Your Whites no matter how much I love The Obamas and I LOVE THE OBAMAS I live for scholarly people reading The Obama Administration for their lack of real world change to everyday practices and policies that see black and brown people in the States systematically discriminated against and held back I love that TMC goes for the jugular with her comments re my first black presidentwho apparently doesn t know his Whites Dying to be Competent I mean this is my fear around childbirth and fighting for proper medical treatment Fuck if I m honest Tressie detailed in this segment my current lived experience and rage right now surrounding my treatment from my doctor whom I just changed last month after being his patient since childhood Real talks that motherfucker wasn t listening to my health concerns and I ain t trying to die WHY are black women dying and not being listened to surrounding our own healthcare Why is this exacerbated if it s a fat black female body Child Tressie jumped right the fuck up in there and broke that shit down play by play I was here for it Two highlights real talks the WHOLE BOOK is a highlight but two points that caught me up was one in Black Is Over the term diversity really does eual black in higher education settings doesn t it Biiiish I be learning every day and what I m learning is that things are just as I suspected they are and I m not crazy THANK YOU Tressie for pointing out the fact that black women are not crazy and that certain words are euphemisms for other fucking words SIS Thank you for recentering my sanity Black Girl Interrupted Thank you for writing this and sharing this I just you know the whole concept of being fast in high school the fact that our value worthiness safety as black women are generally discarded by everyone who is not us and commonly by those who look like us well I m just sad that we live this and my soul burns but I can never get to the point where I could state how I feel as elouently as you and Brittney Cooper and Morgan Jerkins have stated and clarified in your works and I thank all those black women and Tressie in this section and Girl 6 for clearly clarifying those emotions for the masses Yo this book was worth the wait I loved every second of it and I m certain that I will be reading it again and again and sharing it with many black women and allies as something that can illustrate our realities in this world

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Read ò Thick And Other Essays ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Smart humorous and strikingly original thoughts on race beauty money and by one of today's most intrepid public intellectualsTressie McMillan Cottom the writer professor and acclaimed author of Lower Ed now brilliantly shifts gears from running regression analyses on college data to unleashing another identity a purveyor of wit wisdom and of course Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is so very wrong. Without a doubt the best book I have read in 2019 thus far Thick And Other Essays is thick with wit intelligence and an assured self awareness Tressie McMillan Cottom addresses many topics within the realm of black womanhood including beauty standards and whiteness ethnic differences within the black community socioeconomic class and assimilating into capitalism and I loved how she always took her analysis one step further like in her essay about beauty how she refutes the neoliberal idea that we are all beautiful and she instead asserts that we should uestion why we value beauty and who profits from determining what we consider beautiful She applies this insight to an expanse of subjects including how black women do not get positions at high prestige publications in which she analyzes David Brooks s Twitter follows to highlight how few people in positions of power listen to black womenRecommended to everyone and also fans of Roxane Gay Brittney Cooper and Rebecca Solnit McMillan Cottom has a distinct voice and she integrates her personal life with her societal analysis in powerful ways in this collection The heartbreaking content she reveals in Dying to be Competent literally made me pause and take a breath because of the skill and poignancy in which she intertwines her personal loss with greater stereotypes and discrimination against black women I look forward to reading of her work and I hope you all give this book a read

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Read ò Thick And Other Essays ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB About this thing we call society In the bestselling tradition of bell hooks and Roxane Gay McMillan Cottom’s freshman collection illuminates a particular trait of her tribe being thick In form and in substanceThis bold compendium likely to find its place on shelves alongside Lindy West Rebecca Solnit and Maggie Nelson dissects everything from beauty to Obama to pumpkin spice lattes Yet Thick will also fill a void on tho. Recently an incoherent commenter accused me of being a typical Karen for writing a negative review of Little Fires Everywhere and although I ll reserve the right not to be called a Karen for disliking a tedious Jodi Picoult knockoff the fact is that I probably am a Karen in some ways I m a white woman in a racist society how could I not be We white people no matter how much we educate ourselves no matter how much activism we engage in we all have blind spots And while all types of antiracist books are important the books I m most looking for now are the ones that point out my blind spots to me Thick is one of those books I m still processing a lot of it so I won t provide too many specifics here but as an example Thick made me see that The Beauty Myth an important book of third wave feminism is if not actually racist than at the very least peak white feminism Now that it s been pointed out to me this is so obvious it s embarrassing As a feminist who has always tried to be active in social justice causes in one way or another I ve been trying to figure out what I can do to be a better ally and books like Thick are exactly what I need right now This book delves into a lot of complex issues but I want to add that it s also funny and a pleasure to read Recommended

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  • Thick And Other Essays
  • Tressie McMillan Cottom
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  • 12 July 2020
  • 9781620974360

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    [E–pub/Pdf] Thick And Other Essays AUTHOR Tressie McMillan Cottom review ç eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Tressie McMillan Cottom Free download Thick And Other Essays Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || Pinterest This is a really excellent collection of essays written by a black woman on issues that matter for both women and people of color Better yet she gives the why behind why she feels that these issues matter and better still; I liked her whys Intersectionality is so important and it was only a few years ago that I realized how many feminist books and books about women's issues omit the

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    [E–pub/Pdf] Thick And Other Essays AUTHOR Tressie McMillan Cottom Gritty smart original Thick is a powerful collection of essays on race and womanhood especially Black womanhood and the many injustices heaped upon Black women   Tressie McMillan Cottom shares intimate details of her own life and covers a broad spectrum about her thoughts on racism and white superiority and what is wrong with America today  It is a collection I both enjoyed and found enlightening  The voices of Bla

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    [E–pub/Pdf] Thick And Other Essays AUTHOR Tressie McMillan Cottom review ç eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Tressie McMillan Cottom Tressie McMillan Cottom Ø 7 Download I liked Thick very much and in fact there were essays here that spoke to me for me within me The writing was uite affecting Cottom is brash and intense and funny and full of facts That's what was great about the book Her commentary w

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    [E–pub/Pdf] Thick And Other Essays AUTHOR Tressie McMillan Cottom DNF at 26% I tried repeatedly to get into this book but its just not my usual kind of book although a good one not for me I have a sleep disorder that knocks me right out if I don't find something gripping and even on some that I do so I have to save my reading time for books that I find compelling Thanks for understanding

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