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You are your best thing : vulnerability, shame resilience, and the black experience : an anthology / edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown.

Burke, Tarana, (editor.). Brown, Brené, (editor.).

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Tarana Burke and Dr. Brené Brown bring together a dynamic group of Black writers, organizers, artists, academics, and cultural figures to discuss the topics the two have dedicated their lives to understanding and teaching: vulnerability and shame resilience.
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  • ISBN: 9780593243626
  • ISBN: 0593243625
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Between us: a reckoning with my mother / Jason Reynolds -- This joy I have / Austin Channing Brown -- Dirty business: the messy affair of rejecting shame / Tanya Denise Fields -- My head is a part of my body and other notes on crazy / Kiese Makeba Laymon -- The wisdom of process / Prentis Hemphill -- Love lifted me: subverting shame narratives and legitimizing vulnerability as a mechanism for healing women in the black church / Tracey Michae'l Lewis Giggetts -- Never too much / Marc Lamont Hill -- We are human too: on blackness, vulnerability, disability, and the work ahead / Keah Brown -- What's in a name? / Lovvie Ajayi Jones -- The blues of vulnerability: love and healing black youth / Shawn A. Ginwright -- Filling every page with joy: rewriting trauma and shame / Kaia Naadira -- Honoring our stories, transforming our pain / Deran Young -- Running out of gas / Sonya Renee Taylor -- My journey: vulnerability, rage, and being black in the art world / by Irene Antonia Diane Reece -- Unlearning shame and remembering love / Yolo Akili Robinson -- Hurt people hurt people / Laverne Cox -- Black surrender within the ivory tower / Jessica J. Williams -- Steps to being whole, on your terms / Akido D. Bethea -- To you: Vulnerable mother, a choreo-essay / Imani Perry -- Where the truth rests / Tarana Burke.
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Tarana Burke and Dr. Brené Brown bring together a dynamic group of Black writers, organizers, artists, academics, and cultural figures to discuss the topics the two have dedicated their lives to understanding and teaching: vulnerability and shame resilience.
Subject: Blacks > Social conditions.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Shame.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Vulnerability (Personality trait)

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