Date: February 2022

Duration: 7 hours 16 minutes

Summary:

With deeply personal and uplifting essays in the vein of Black Girls Rock, You Are Your Best Thing, and I Really Needed This Today, this is “a necessary testimony on the magic and beauty of our capacity to live and love fully and out loud” (Kerry Washington).

When Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts wrote an essay on Black joy for The Washington Post, she had no idea just how deeply it would resonate. But the outpouring of positive responses affirmed her own lived experience: that Black joy is not just a weapon of resistance, it is a tool for resilience.

With this book, Tracey aims to gift her community with a collection of lyrical essays about the way joy has evolved, even in the midst of trauma, in her own life. Detailing these instances of joy in the context of Black culture allows us to recognize the power of Black joy as a resource to draw upon, and to challenge the one-note narratives of Black life as solely comprised of trauma and hardship.

“Lewis-Giggetts etches a stunning personal map that follows in her ancestors’ footsteps and highlights their ability to take control of situational heartbreak and tragedy and make something better out of it….A simultaneously gorgeous and heartbreaking read” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

Genres:

Black Joy

by Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts

has successfully been added to your shopping cart

Black Joy, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts
Black Joy, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts
This title is due for release on February 1, 2022.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Black Joy, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts
This title is due for release on February 1, 2022
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Black Joy, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Black Joy, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.