BRONX BOUND BOOKTALKS WITH DR. JOY COX
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Join Bronx Bound Books guest Moderator, Vanessa Chica in conversation with Joy Arlene Renee Cox Ph.D., a body justice advocate, researcher and leader who addresses the intersections of race, body size, accessibility and “health.” She holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, 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. Additionally, Dr. Joy Cox serves on the Advisory Board for the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) and is the cofounder of Jabbie, a body inclusive, identity affirming fitness app.
Dr. Joy Cox' new book, Fat Girls in Black Bodies, contends with the systemically harmful treatment of fat Black girls and womxn and the methods through which belonging, resistance and acceptance can be cultivated.