The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

I hadn’t planned to review this book this week, but the Twitter Ignants were out in rare form this week over a chapter in Issa Rae’s book that talks about how Asian men are the only men suitable for Black women. Clearly, folks just look for the chapters that are the most inflammatory when taken out of context and only read those… or more likely, don’t even read at all because, in reality, the whole book is full of hilarious takes on what it’s like to be an (oftentimes awkward) Black girl navigating America. As one of those girls, I found Issa Rae’s commentary witty and compelling in its relatability to my own life. 

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