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

Jerkins, Morgan, (author.).

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Cherokee - Gaffney Library 305.4889 JER (Text) 33636003160217 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library 305.4889 Jerkins, Morgan (Text) 3010312966 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 305.4899 JER (Text) 30018005604190 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Union Carnegie Library 305.42 JER (Text) 219545 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Fort Mill Branch 305.4889 JERkiNS (Text) 33205012592172 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 305.4889 JERkiNS (Text) 33205012592115 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - York Branch 305.4889 JERkiNS (Text) 33205012592107 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062666154
  • ISBN: 0062666150
  • Physical Description: 258 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-258).
Formatted Contents Note:
Monkeys like you -- How to be docile -- The stranger at the carnival -- A hunger for men's eyes -- A lotus for Michelle -- Black girl magic -- Human, not black -- Who will write us? -- How to survive: a manifesto on paranoia and peace -- A black girl like me.
Summary, etc.:
In her collection of linked essays, Jerkins 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? 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. Jerkins exposes 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.
Subject: African American women > Economic conditions.
African American women > Social conditions.
African Americans > Economic conditions.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Feminists > United States.
Women > Economic conditions.
Women > Social conditions.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Essays.

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