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. I held off on mentioning anything because my viewpoint seemed so different, but I finally got together with my Black Women Read group - an in person one - and we all had very similar reactions. We are black women livin...
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...