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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. 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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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. 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 issues that plague women of color Even within marginalized groups there are degrees of privilege and that is something that Cottom talks a lot about in here at length among other stirring and relevant topicsCottom is a passionate writer and a capable one Her prose flows smoothly leading you from one concept to the next and it s like being guided down a river of ideas She writes the way a lot of my favorite textbook writers wrote in college and you can really feel the academia You can also feel the outrage and the electric power of her words I liked that too Her writing was complex and emotive and clear a hard balance to manage but compellingSome of the things that she writes about are race misogyny sexuality fetishization Donald Trump s election Obama s election privilege beauty impostor syndrome social echo chambers euality vs justice although she does not refer to it as such academia colorism and culture and how these apply specifically to people of color especially to people who identify as black although anyone can learn from these essays I picked this up because Roxane Gay reviewed it and I like Roxane Gay but after reading this collection I think I might like Tressie McMillan Cottom Mind blownI saw a couple of people who clearly felt very uncomfortable after reading this I think that might be a good thing though It s like ripping off a band aid it s always unpleasant to realize that things that come easily for you and that you previously took for granted are a struggle for others and that by merely taking advantage of and enjoying these things you are contributing maybe unintentionally maybe subconsciously to a system that continues to perpetuate injustice and ineuality Either this book will give you something to relate to and feel empowered by or it will make you think hard and give you something to learn from I call that a win win personally Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review4 stars The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats original thoughts Sylvia Pankhurst on race beauty money and by Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts one Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of today's most intrepid public intellectualsTressie McMillan Cottom the writer professor and acclaimed author The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series of Lower Ed now brilliantly shifts gears from running regression analyses Book of Isms on college data to unleashing another identity a purveyor バガボンド 1 of wit wisdom and Расул Гамзатов Стихи of course Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is so very wrong. 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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. 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 Black women are the least heard in America and as Ms Cottom illlustrates there is much wisdom and insight to be gleaned by actually and finally listening to Black women Listen and learn and learn to be better This is a book I think Black women will relate to most and a book white people need to read


10 thoughts on “Thick And Other Essays

  1. says:

    Tressie McMillan Cottom’s essay collection Thick And Other Essays is thick in every sense of the word This book is thick with wit and depth and intelligence as McMillan Cottom tackles black womanhood contextualizing whiteness beauty in a capitalist society class mobility and much She engages in fascinating ways with the forces that bear down upon her from her subject position in prose that effortlessly blends the personal wit

  2. says:

    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 st

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    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

  4. says:

    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 o

  5. says:

    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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    Recently an incoherent commenter accused me of being a typical Karen for writing a negative review of Little Fires

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    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

  8. says:

    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

  9. says:

    Thick If that isn’t an apt title for this collection than I don’t know what is because this is a thick book Not thick in the amoun

  10. says:

    Now a Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction 2019This was dense and super interesting Tressie McMillan Cottom a professor of sociology and public intellectual writes about the black female experience in postmodern America and she offers a sharp analysis of various complex phenomena that affect her and many other black

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