The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

Written By Issa Rae
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 12 July 2016
  • ISBN : 1476749078
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 5 reviews
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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
  • Author : Issa Rae
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : "A collection of humorous essays on what it's like to be unabashedly awkward in a world that regards introverts as hapless misfits, and Black as cool ... [from] Issa Rae, the creator of the Shorty Award-winning ... series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl"--...

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  • Author : S. Craig Watkins
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : Offers a timely analysis of the sheer ingenuity and persistence of young people who cobble together the resources they need to pursue the lives and careers they want. Young adults are coming of age at a time when work is temporary, underpaid, incommensurate with their education, or downright unsatisfying. Despite ...

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  • Author : Trimiko Melancon,Joanne M. Braxton
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-26
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : Western culture has long regarded black female sexuality with a strange mix of fascination and condemnation, associating it with everything from desirability, hypersexuality, and liberation to vulgarity, recklessness, and disease. Yet even as their bodies and sexualities have been the subject of countless public discourses, black women’s voices have ...

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The New Female Antihero
  • Author : Sarah Hagelin,Gillian Silverman
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2022-01-21
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : The New Female Antihero examines the hard-edged spies, ruthless queens, and entitled slackers of twenty-first-century television. The last ten years have seen a shift in television storytelling toward increasingly complex storylines and characters. In this study, Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman zoom in on a key figure in this transformation: ...

Open TV

Open TV
  • Author : Aymar Christian
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : Introduction: independents change the channel -- Developing open tv: innovation for the open network, 1995-2005 -- Open tv production: revaluing creative labor -- Open tv representation: reforming cultural politics -- Open tv distribution: struggling for an independent market -- Scaling open tv: the challenges of big data television -- Epilogue: ...

Race in American Television Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation 2 volumes

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  • Author : David J. Leonard,Stephanie Troutman Robbins
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2021-01-31
  • Total pages : 805
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : This two-volume encyclopedia explores representations of people of color in American television. It includes overview essays on early, classic, and contemporary television and the challenges, developments, and participation of people of color on and behind the screen. Covering five decades, this encyclopedia highlights how race has shaped television and how ...

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  • Author : Ethan Thompson,Jason Mittell
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : A new edition that brings the ways we watch and think about television up to the present We all have opinions about the television shows we watch, but television criticism is about much more than simply evaluating the merits of a particular show and deeming it “good” or “bad.” Rather, ...

Black Women and Popular Culture

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  • Author : Adria Y. Goldman,VaNatta S. Ford,Alexa A. Harris,Natasha R. Howard
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2014-07-30
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : With the emergence of popular culture phenomena such as reality television, blogging, and social networking sites, it is important to examine the representation of Black women and the potential implications of those images, messages, and roles. Black Women and Popular Culture: The Conversation Continues provides such a comprehensive analysis. Using ...

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When s Happy Hour
  • Author : Betches
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : The New York Times bestselling authors of I Had a Nice Time and Other Lies and Nice Is Just a Place in France and founders of Betches.com are back with a guide on how to thrive professionally, get ahead in the workforce, and basically become the Beyoncé of whatever ...

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  • Author : Marnel Niles Goins,Joan Faber McAlister,Bryant Keith Alexander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : This volume provides an extensive overview of current research on the complex relationships between gender and communication. Featuring a broad variety of chapters written by leading and upcoming scholars, this edited collection uses diverse theoretical frameworks to provide insight into recent concerns regarding changing gender roles, representations, and resources in ...

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  • Author : Ann M. Savage
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2017-06-15
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : Covering from 1900 to the present day, this book highlights how female artists, actors, writers, and activists were involved in the fight for women's rights, with a focus on popular culture that includes film, literature, music, television, the news, and online media. • Provides readers with a unique collection of feminist moments ...

I Heart Obama

I Heart Obama
  • Author : Erin Aubry Kaplan
  • Publisher : University Press of New England
  • Release Date : 2016-02-09
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : In his nearly two terms as president, Barack Obama has solidified his status as something black people haven't had for fifty years: a folk hero. The 1960s delivered Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, forever twinned as larger-than-life outsiders and truth tellers who took on racism and died in the ...

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  • Author : Dianne M Stewart
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : In this analysis of social history, examine the complex lineage of America's oppression of Black companionship. According to the 2010 US census, more than seventy percent of Black women in America are unmarried. Black Women, Black Love reveals how four centuries of laws, policies, and customs have created that crisis. Dianne ...

TV Outside the Box

TV Outside the Box
  • Author : Neil Landau
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : TV Outside the Box: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution explores the new and exploding universe of on-demand, OTT (Over the Top) networks: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Crackle, CW Seed, Vimeo, AwesomenessTV, and many more. Featuring in-depth conversations with game-changing content creators, industry mavericks, and leading cultural influencers, TV Outside the ...

The Evolution of Black Women in Television

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  • Author : Imani M. Cheers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-20
  • Total pages : 114
  • ISBN : 1476749078
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Summary : This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women’s representation on television, which in ...