Why Im No Longer Talking to White People About Race Quotes by Reni Eddo-Lodge
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A charged and necessary wake-up call to pervasive, institutionalised racism. From ambient and lazy cultural stereotyping to open hostility this is a clarion call of understanding. Essential reading. Longlisted for The Orwell Prize I'm no longer engaging with white people on the topic of race. Not all white people, just the vast majority who refuse to accept the legitimacy of structural racism and its symptoms You can see their eyes shut down and harden.
Wednesday 19th September at London - Piccadilly. David Chariandy.
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