The premise of that awkward feeling when you’re used to being the only Black girl but when another one comes along you daydream about becoming Office BFFs and stress over becoming mortal enemies. Add to that there’s the unsaid, instant bond that you both wear your hair natural. #IYKYK Friends or not, you know everyone is watching, and you bear the burden of representing all future Black employees.
Why Not Me?, like Mindy Kaling’s previous book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), is a collection of personal essay memoirs that deal with the issues that most people deal with: family, dating and other relationships all while setting, chasing and achieving career goals. While always being aware that being a minority and a woman in Hollywood would be obstacles, she did not allow them to stop her from pursuing her passion or stifle her talents as […]