9781614278108-1614278105-The Blacker the Berry

The Blacker the Berry

ISBN-13: 9781614278108
ISBN-10: 1614278105
Author: Thurman, Wallace
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Format: Paperback 156 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781614278108
ISBN-10: 1614278105
Author: Thurman, Wallace
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Format: Paperback 156 pages

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Acknowledged authors Thurman, Wallace wrote The Blacker the Berry comprising 156 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1614278105 and 9781614278108. Since then The Blacker the Berry textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.68 or rent at the marketplace.

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2015 Reprint of 1929 Edition. This novel, associated with the Harlem Renaissance, is considered groundbreaking for its exploration of colorism and racial discrimination within the black community, where lighter skin was often favored, especially for women. The novel tells the story of Emma Lou Morgan, a young black woman with dark skin. It begins in Boise, Idaho and follows Emma Lou in her journey to college at USC and a move to Harlem, New York City for work. Set during the Harlem Renaissance, the novel explores Emma Lou's experiences with colorism, discrimination by lighter-skinned African Americans due to her dark skin. She learns to come to terms with her skin color in order to find satisfaction in her life.

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