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Ghana Must Go!

If they don’t leave, they should be arrested, tried and sent back to their homes. Illegal immigrants, under normal circumstances, should not be given any notice whatsoever Shehu Shagari Who recognises these bags?  These bags were a constant fixture in…

On beauty by Zadie Smith

They are the damned and so their sadness is perfect, delicate as an egg placed in your palm. Hard, it is decorated with their face. I was apprehensive coming into this book purely because of the size of it! After…

Staying Power by Peter Fryer

This book had been referenced by so many black British authors, so I immediately added it to my list, not knowing how extensive it was! The authors mentioned that if you truly want to know about the history of black…

Giovanni’s Room

This was a great book to continue my reading of James Baldwin. This book shows his range as a great writer to me, as previously I was only accustomed to seeing Baldwin write and talk about the civil rights movement.…

Everyone versus the racists. Pick a side

There are so many reasons to celebrate this summer; Lockdown restrictions are easing, the Euros arrived, and although England didn’t win, we still had a fantastic tournament. However, this achievement has been overshadowed by racism. Another summer, another few months…