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Essayist Morgan Jerkins on Intersectionality and Her Remarkable New Book

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Jerkins talks about her insightful new essay collection ‘This Will Be My Undoing.’ Hope Reese, Vice — When Morgan Jerkins entered Princeton University at age 19, she felt that she had “made it to a place I was never supposed to be.” As a young black woman, she was a minority on campus, where fewer than 6 percent of the total population is black. In her piercing debut essay collection, This Will Be My…

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