Thick : and other essays / Tressie McMillan Cottom.

By: Cottom, Tressie McMillan [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : The New Press, 2019Copyright date: �2019Description: xi, 244 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781620974360; 1620974363Subject(s): Women sociologists -- United States -- Biography | Sociologists -- United States -- Biography | African American sociologists -- Biography | Women, Black -- United States -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 21st century | United States -- Social conditions -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Biography. | Autobiographies.DDC classification: 301.092 | B LOC classification: HM479.C68 | A3 2019HM479.C68 | C68 2019
Contents:
Thick -- In the name of beauty -- Dying to be competent -- Know your whites -- Black is over (or, special black) -- The price of fabulousness -- Black girlhood, interrupted -- Girl 6 -- Notes.
Summary: "In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society"--Dust jacket flap.
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Thick -- In the name of beauty -- Dying to be competent -- Know your whites -- Black is over (or, special black) -- The price of fabulousness -- Black girlhood, interrupted -- Girl 6 -- Notes.

"In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society"--Dust jacket flap.

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