You can't touch my hair : and other things I still have to explain
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Published
New York, New York : Plume Book, [2016].
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Book
Physical Desc
285 pages ; 21 cm.
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2 copies. Additional copies on order.
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792.76 Rob
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English
ISBN
9780143129202 (trade pbk.), 0143129201 (trade pbk.)

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A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson.
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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.
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"Being a black woman in America means contending with old prejudices and fresh absurdities every day. Comedian Phoebe Robinson has experienced her fair share over the years: she's been unceremoniously relegated to the role of "the black friend," as if she is somehow the authority on all things racial; she's been questioned about her love of U2 and Billy Joel ("isn't that ... white people music?"); she's been called "uppity" for having an opinion in the workplace; she's been followed around stores by security guards; and yes, people do ask her whether they can touch her hair all. the. time. Now, she's ready to take these topics to the page -- and she's going to make you laugh as she's doing it. Using her trademark wit alongside pop-culture references galore, Robinson explores everything from why Lisa Bonet is "Queen. Bae. Jesus," to breaking down the terrible nature of casting calls, to giving her less-than-traditional advice to the future female president, and demanding that the NFL clean up its act, all told in the same conversational voice that launched her podcast, 2 Dope Queens, to the top spot on iTunes. As personal as it is political, You Can't Touch My Hair examines our cultural climate and skewers our biases with humor and heart, announcing Robinson as a writer on the rise." -- Publisher's description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robinson, P. (2016). You can't touch my hair: and other things I still have to explain. New York, New York: Plume Book.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Phoebe. 2016. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain. New York, New York: Plume Book.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Phoebe, You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain. New York, New York: Plume Book, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Phoebe. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain. New York, New York: Plume Book, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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