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You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain / Phoebe Robinson.

Robinson, Phoebe, (author.).

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Cambria County Library 792.7602 R663y (Text) 85131001696500 CACM Non-Fiction Available -
Dalton Community Library 792.7 ROBINSO (Text) 50689010407863 Stacks Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143129202
  • ISBN: 0143129201
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Plume, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- From Little Rock Nine to nappy hair, don't care in eighteen & half-ish years -- A brief history of black hair in film, TV, music, & media -- My nine favorite not-so-guilty pleasures -- Welcome to being black -- Dear future female president: my list of demands -- How to avoid being the black friend -- Uppity -- Casting calls for people of color that were not written by people of color -- The angry black woman myth -- People, places, & things that need to do better -- Letters to Olivia.
Summary, etc.:
A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson.
Being a Black woman in American means contending with old prejudices and fresh absurdities. Robinson uses her trademark wit to explore examine our cultural climate and skewer our biases with humor and heart.
Subject: Robinson, Phoebe.
Robinson, Phoebe > Humor.
African American women comedians > Biography.
Television comedy writers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Humor.
Essays.

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