How to Be Black Summary
Baratunde Thurston

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How to Be Black Overview

Baratunde Thurston recounts portions of his life in this satiric look at how to be a black person in the United States. The non-fiction book, written from the lens of the adult Thurston, begins with his childhood and ends at his first corporate position to elucidate, through essays, his personal understanding of the black experience. The struggles for visibility and identity and the power of humor are themes within the writer’s intimate recollection of memories, feelings, and emotions.

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