Fat Girls in Black Bodies: Creating Communities of Our Own

Joy Arlene Renee Cox (Author) Jill Andrew (Afterword by)
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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
Publish Date
September 29, 2020
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781623174996

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About the Author

DR. JOY ARLENE RENEE COX is a Philadelphia native, born on the blessed thirty-first day of December. Joy is a claircognizant Capricorn that thrives through connection and love, rooting for the underdogs in life to take their rightful place as overcomers. She is also a doctor; she received her PhD from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2018. Her field of work is centered on fatness, identity, and social change.

Reflective of the name she bears, Joy has the cheeks to outsmile her detractors. Reflective of her work in print, she has the research to back up her claims. While the spotlight has never been a position she'd prefer to stand in, Joy does believe in speaking up and advocating for what's right. She is the host of the pro-fat, pro-Black podcast Fresh Out the Cocoon and has been featured in articles by the Huffington Post and SELF magazine. Joy has also been on several podcasts, such as Positive Nutrition with Paige Smathers and Food Psych with Christy Harrison. Dr. Cox is simply a conduit through which love, wisdom, and justice flow. Her pride is in her people and her values. Her strength is in her disposition and her intuition.