Franchesca Ramsey

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Average rating: 3.84 · 1,159 ratings · 238 reviews · 2 distinct works
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3.84 avg rating — 1,157 ratings — published 2018 — 11 editions
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Well, That Escalated Quickly by Franchesca Ramsey
"A funny memoir with realistic and simple ways to combat racist comments. Enjoyable!"
Well, That Escalated Quickly by Franchesca Ramsey
"I read an uncorrected proof copy. As an over-50 Canadian still learning to identify and let go of the outmoded (and often dangerous) teachings of my childhood, I was pleasantly surprised at how relatable this book is. My only criticism is that too..." Read more of this review »
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"Social media memoir meets Franchesca's evolution in understanding and advocating for social justice, foibles and all. Handy guide on dealing with pervasive internet trolls. When to call in, when to call out. What that means. If you're a fan of her..." Read more of this review »
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More of Franchesca's books…
“All lives matter” is an empty retort designed to shut down conversations about black people and the issues they face. I think the “all lives matter” folks know that—they just refuse to admit it. Comeback: “It’s okay for a movement to be focused on a specific group or cause. ‘Save the rainforest’ doesn’t mean ‘Fuck all the other trees.”
Franchesca Ramsey, Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist

“Dealing with white people faux pas as a black woman is tricky: if you get upset, you can be quickly be labeled as the "angry black girl"; if you're too passive, it seems like you're give permission, or letting racism slide.”
Franchesca Ramsey, Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist

“Even if you have all the connections in the world, you still have to show up and do the work. More often than not, I couldn't even manage to show up.”
Franchesca Ramsey, Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist

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