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๐Ÿ“šBookish Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ โ€œIn other words, if you allow black people to be as complicated and multidimensional as white pe…

๐Ÿ“šBookish Thoughts ๐Ÿ’ญ โ€œIn other words, if you allow black people to be as complicated and multidimensional as white people, then itโ€™s hard to view them as the Other with all the messy pejorative, stereotypical, and shallow ideas that have been assigned to that Otherness.โ€ ๐Ÿ“š You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson โ”Do you read comedian memoirs? โœจ It is from my experience that they often tell the deepest stories. They know such strong emotions positive and negative and have the talent to make us laugh at tragedy. There is something remarkably admirable about a resilient individual able to find light in the darkest reaches of the mind. If reading this book has taught me anything itโ€™s that we are all complicated and definitely have stories to tell about life. This title is about more then just hair and the violation of personal space. Itโ€™s one womanโ€™s account of interracial dating, being the โ€œBlack friendโ€, feminism, and the struggles of being a comedian. This is hands down one of my favorites! โœจToday is the last day of the ย #blackresiliencebookstatour hosted by @prettylittlebookshelf . Be sure to follow the hashtag and checkout all of the recommendations presented all month! ๐Ÿ’‹ xoxo,
Kat P.S. Now it’s time for my obligatory hashtag rant! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ Let’s all try to read more #Blackliterature because #Blackbooksmatter & #Blackstorieshavepower โœŠ๐ŸพShoutout to #Blackbookstagram ๐Ÿคœ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿค›๐Ÿพ *Fist Bump* You already know #Representationmatters This review is #Ownvoices Whoop! Whoop! ๐Ÿค— Like, Comment, Share to #AmplifyBlackvoices & #AmplifyMelanatedVoicesย ย ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ Sincerely, #BlackGirlReading ๐Ÿ“š

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