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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.…

Shankly – My Story

Do you ever start reading a book and accidentally read a couple of words in front of where you are at cos you’re that excited by the content? For all that he built and achieved, Shankly has immortalised himself into…

Queenie Book Review

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Queenie is the last slice of cake you have been saving for after dinner, a long-awaited treat! The front cover image is a sketch of a young black woman, with all her braids expertly in a…

Destined to Witness

Destined to Witness. Growing up Black in Nazi Germany Hans J. Massaquoi “None of them seemed to notice me – the living antithesis to their obsession with racial purity – as I peered into the meeting hall. Or so I…