This Is Major

This Is Major

Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope

Book - 2020 | First edition
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"Shayla Lawson is major. You don't know who she is, yet, but that's okay. She is on a mission to move black girls like herself from best supporting actress to a starring roles in the major narrative. With a unique mix of personal stories, pop culture observations, and insights into politics and history, Lawson sheds light on the many ways black femininity has influenced mainstream culture. Timely, enlightening, and wickedly sharp, This Is Major shows how major black women and girls really are."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2020]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780062890597
006289059X
Characteristics: xxxi, 294 pages ; 21 cm

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Book of the Week, August 31: “I can still hear it when I see that photograph, the sound of my own laughter. My deep and pleasurable delight. The sound is a heavenly one. My laugh a broad inheritance. Within it, you’ll hear Zora and Hattie and Jadine. And my mother.”

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