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10 thoughts on “Negroland A Memoir

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    This is a wonderful book The author's story of the slings and arrows of outrageous racism in a country that is supposed to have overco

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    Negroland by Margo Jefferson is her memoir of growing up in an upperclass African American household in Chicago during the 1950s and '60s While Jefferson does discuss her upbringing she also discusses what it means for her to be African American in this country in terms of class race and gender From all these anecdotes I gleaned Jefferson's definitive take on race and for this I rate the book 4 stars Margo Je

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    It was very interesting and a rare glimpse into the world of privileged African Americans It is a memoir however it reads less like a novel and like non fictionessay

  4. says:

    Stray thoughts about Negroland What if Roxanne Gay was born 30 years earlier? That's what kept running through my mind as I read this book Negro

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    Honest talk I would totally have DNFed this if I hadn't felt uncomfortable about not finishing a book on race that everybody else seems to love I just kept hoping for something I just didn't like the writing style at all as it seemed incoherent and disjointed I had a really hard time figuring out if she was uoting from old journals or magazines talking to methe reader or telling a story of her childhood The wri

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    While evoking another era America in the 1950s and 1960s Margo Jefferson’s Negroland A Memoir is still relevant to the current soci

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    There was much to absorb and ponder in Margo Jefferson’s Negroland a fascinating recollection of life growing up in the titular purgatory between two worlds centered on race class and wealth in a changing American landscape Jefferson’s p

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    What a waste of a topic What a painful disjointed chaotic rambling I was so excited about reading Negroland I thought the topic would be a rare glimpse into a world that is difficult to infiltrate yet a world that intrigues meI was wrongAs so many reviewers have written it's not a memoir The first 50 or so pages cover a confusing history of hierarchies within Black communities throughout history The history is disjointed jumping

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    It has taken me a while to actually write a review I'll try to be briefI am a part of the generation after hers who also grew up in the world of sorority functions debutante balls cotillions proper decorum at all times etc The author and my mother and her sisters are the same age and I would say that they look back upon this time in upper middle class Black America uite differently Grantedwe are southernTexan

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    I enjoyed reading Negroland very much It left me wanting though in almost every category it touched on There are extraordinary thoughts here but they didn't cohere for me into a whole There is a pan historical thread for example that considers too briefly how a handful of African Americans navigated racism and extreme hostility to become educated and prosperous prior to the 1950's There is a thread that speaks in the vo

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Negroland A Memoir

R years head of pediatrics at Provident at the time the nation’s oldest black hospital her mother was a socialite Margo Jefferson has spent most of her life among call them what you will the colored aristocracy the colored elite the blue vein society Since the nineteenth century they have stood apart these inhabitants of Negroland “a small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount o. Honest talk I would totally have DNFed this if I hadn t felt uncomfortable about not finishing a book on race that everybody else seems to love I just kept hoping for some

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At once incendiary and icy mischievous and provocative celebratory and elegiac here is a deeply felt meditation on race sex and American culture through the prism of the author’s rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned with distancing itself from whites and the black generality while tirelessly measuring itself against both   Negroland A PDF Born in upper crust black Chicago her father was fo. This is a wonderful book The author s story of the slings and arrows of outrageous racism in a country that is supposed to have overcome it s dreadful past now Obama is a Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya provocative celebratory and elegiac here is a deeply felt meditation on race sex and American culture through the Twisted prism of the author’s rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned with distancing itself from whites and the black generality while tirelessly measuring itself against both   Negroland A PDF Born in upper crust black Chicago her father was fo. This is a wonderful book The author s story of the slings and arrows of outrageous racism in a country that is supposed to have overcome it s dreadful The Exploration of the Male Anatomy past now Obama is a

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F privilege and plenty”   Reckoning with the strictures and demands of Negroland at crucial historical moments the civil rights movement the dawn of feminism the fallacy of postracial America Jefferson brilliantly charts the twists and turns of a life informed by psychological and moral contradictions Aware as it is of heart wrenching despair and depression this book is a triumphant paean to the grace of perseveranc. It has taken me a while to actually write a review I ll try to be briefI am a part of the generation after hers who also grew up in the world of sorority functions debutan Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya privilege and Twisted plenty”   Reckoning with the strictures and demands of Negroland at crucial historical moments the civil rights movement the dawn of feminism the fallacy of The Exploration of the Male Anatomy postracial America Jefferson brilliantly charts the twists and turns of a life informed by All Night Long (Nannies, paean to the grace of The Freeze-Frame Revolution part of the generation after hers who also grew up in the world of sorority functions debutan

  • Hardcover
  • 248
  • Negroland A Memoir
  • Margo Jefferson
  • English
  • 01 February 2019
  • 9780307378453