Women’s sexuality is used as a weapon against them. In this stunning debut, Britteney Black Rose Kapri lends her unmistakable voice to fraught questions of identity, sexuality, reclamation, and power, in a world that refuses Black Queer women permission to define their own lives and boundaries. ...
|Title||:||Black Queer Hoe|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||120 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
Black Queer Hoe Reviews
Not for the faint of heart, Britteney's collection of strong Black female poetry showcases a booming voice that dares you to ignore it. I laughed out loud and gasped a few times, but that's exactly the point--don't look away from any of these poems! These are in-your-face observations of a "Black Queer Hoe." Damn!
One of the many fun things about reading this in public is when an old white dude insists on knowing what you're reading, so you tell him and watch the horror-confusion wash over him, slowly, from his New Balance sneakers all the way to his balding pate.
I would read a granola recipe called Queer Black Hoe, so why wouldn't you want to read a whole book with that title? Do it.
I know I am not the intended audience for this book, but I enjoyed it. It deserves to be read by the people who see themselves in the poems and the people who don't share those experiences (and who, like me, shouldn't say half the words in the book). Britteney Black Rose Kapri knows when to take a moment, thought, or word (especially the three words in the title) and tease out its implications for days, but also how to cut through wordiness to get an the underlying truth in a more direct way (su ...more
Perfect. And if you get a chance to see Kapri read live, fight tooth and nail to get there. I'll leave the last word to her, from "a reading guide: for white people reading my book":
"embarrassing white folks and fuckboys is / my american pastime. this book isn't an invitation. i am / not your therapist or here to validate that one time you / stood up to your grandpa by telling him colored was / outdated. don't applaud yourselves. instead show a Black / woman you appreciate them. all we want is ...more