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Natives : race and class in the ruins of empire

Author: Akala
Publisher: London : Two Roads, 2018.
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From the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his Mum was white, to his first encounters with racist teachers - race and class have shaped Akala's life and outlook. In this unique book he takes his own experiences and widens them out to look at the social, historical and political factors that have left us where we are today. Covering everything from the police, education and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akala
ISBN: 1473661218 9781473661219 9781473661226 1473661226
OCLC Number: 1038412655
Description: 342 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Born in the 1980s --
Interlude: A guide to denial --
2. The day I realised my Mum was white --
3. Special needs? --
4. Linford's lunchbox --
5. Empire and slavery in the British memory --
6. Scotland and Jamaica --
7. Police, peers and teenage years --
8. Why do white people love Mandela? Why do conservatives hate Castro? --
9. The Ku Klux Klan stopped crime by killing black people --
10. Britain and America --
11. The decline of whiteness, the decline of race? (or the end of capitalism?).
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The bestselling modern polemic on race in the UK, from the MOBO award-winning musician and outspoken political commentator, Akala.  Read more...

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Breaks down centuries of colonisation, classism, racism and almost every aspect of British society in a disarmingly accessible way. His language is clear and concise, and like the best writers, he Read more...

 
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