The Black Body

  • Title: The Black Body
  • Author: Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
  • ISBN: 9781583228890
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback
  • [PDF] The Black Body | by ´ Meri Nana-Ama Danquah - The Black Body, The Black Body What does it mean to have or to love a black body Taking on the challenge of interpreting the black body s dramatic role in American culture are thirty black white and biracial contributors award
    [PDF] The Black Body | by ´ Meri Nana-Ama Danquah - The Black Body, The Black Body What does it mean to have or to love a black body Taking on the challenge of interpreting the black body s dramatic role in American culture are thirty black white and biracial contributors award

    • [PDF] The Black Body | by ´ Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
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    1. This is by no means a theoretical text on the construction of the black body in the social imagination Nevertheless, it is still a must read for anyone interested in the subject All of the essays are deeply personal and from a wide range of authors, including some white who have taken a brave chance in exposing the ways their whiteness has informed how they read and interact with blackness These were often surprising but also important to understanding that race issues in this country are not ju [...]

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    2. This collection of essays on the Black Body provides a pretty hip introduction to key themes in body identity politics What I like the most about this book is that most of the contributers speak in a language that is everyday, yet extremely creative It is very substantial in matters that are covered inter racial dating, hair, gender norms, intellect, memory, colorism, la di dah Many portions of this book moved me to tears I fully encourage this type of publication It is humane, real, and accessi [...]

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    3. interesting book with revelations regarding the black body and how the writers feel about it physically and emotionally Being a black woman myself, I experienced many of the situations that others had hair issues, body shaming, inadequate and unequal education My favorite story was the last one which made me think of my own mother She too loved dressing up and often had everyone searching for the matching shoes to complete her outfitwonderful memories.

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    4. This was a great and interesting book It provides you with some Black history as both Black White authors convey their experiences with either being Black or having relationships and connections to Black people and their culture.Don t let the title fool you, its covers all areas of Blackness hair, Black Blood, being Biracial, education just to name a few.

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    5. This is a powerful and insightful collection I was particularly moved by the Fear and Loathing The Joy in the Journey I it was a privilege to get such an intimate window into the lives of these powerfully honest women I strongly related to Paxton s description of yoga.

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    6. A reading and panel discussion on The Black Body on Wed, June 23 at ALOUD at Central Library aloudla

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    7. The essays varied in quality, but overall I enjoyed the read.

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    8. Reading for my next book group meeting I m on the last essays The book gets much better midway.

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    9. An enjoyable collection of essays stories on being kissed by the sun that loves us brown

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    10. Collection of essays on different aspects of African American bodies mostly Author splits her time between Ghana and the US

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