‘Your Silence Will Not Protect You’, Audre Lorde

    by Tristan Davies, 14th September 2022

    “Audre Lorde was an African-American writer, womanist, radical feminist, professor, and civil rights activist. She was a self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” who “dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing injustices of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia.” (source: Wikipedia) “Your Silence Will Not Protect You is a 2017 posthumous collection […]

    Black and British: A Forgotten History

    by Tristan Davies, 14th September 2022

    “David Olusoga’s A Black History of Britain is a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinarily long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa.” (source: Google Books)

    ‘Native: Race and class Empire in the ruins of Empire’, Akala 

    by Tristan Davies, 10th February 2022

    “Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire is a 2019 British book by the rapper Akala. Part memoir, the book provides race and class analysis of a variety of historical eras, in addition to contemporary British society.”(source: Wikipedia)

    ‘Colour Matters?’, Anuranjita Kumar

    by Tristan Davies, 10th February 2022

    “The colour of the skin, through its subtle and attached symbolism and beliefs, its presence or the lack of it, tells a story of human dynamics that is constructive and/or destructive, depending on the lens used. It has the visual power to influence, pronounce judgements, divide, confer privileges and even influence the right to love, […]

    ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’, Reni Eddo-Lodge

    by Tristan Davies, 31st January 2022

    The book explores the links between gender, class and race in Britain and other countries. It covers the experiences of Black and Asian people in the UK today and in recent history, including the Atlantic slave trade, Indian soldiers in World War I, the Bristol Bus Boycott, the 1981 riots and Labour Party Black Sections. The book also covers topics such […]

    ‘Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking’, Malcolm Gladwell

    by Tristan Davies, 30th July 2021

    ” Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking is Malcolm Gladwell’s second book. It presents in popular science format research from psychology and behavioral economics on the adaptive unconscious: mental processes that work rapidly and automatically from relatively little information.” (source: Wikipedia) Our unconscious experiences and assumptions drive our conscious actions, driven by lived & […]

    ‘Noughts and Crosses’, Malorie Blackman

    by Tristan Davies, 30th July 2021

    “Noughts & Crosses is a series of young adult novels by British author Malorie Blackman, including six novels and three novellas. The series is speculative fiction describing an alternative history The series takes place in an alternative 21st-century Britain.” (source: Wikipedia) The book presents a series of intriguing thought experiments and meditations of Black experiences […]

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