This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2018-01-30
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
I had a hard time with this book of essays, and I know this is an unpopular view.This is a worrying book about young black women and younger women in general. Where did all the work done by previous generations of black women go? Why is this young woman so scared, confused and unprepared for real li...
Feb 2018 My Book Box Non-fiction pick. Disclaimer: I am a white woman. Additionally, I teach my students that come from the same places in New Jersey that Jerkins cites in this book. I am trying not to center myself in the narrative, but the first paragraph of the review is in part a gut reacti...
Sigh. I don't know what to say. This collection of essays is very good. Jerkins goes into the highs and lows of being a black woman in America. She goes into what it means to be a black woman while on travel (Russia and Japan). She goes into being a black woman trying to be successful, but still tre...