Race in Britain

This is inspired by a blogger whose blog is about various books that they are reading every week throughout the year. The blogger’s name is Ashley and she sparked my interest in having a conversation about race in Britain when she discussed a novel written by Reni Eddo-Lodge, a journalist who no longer likes talking… Continue reading Race in Britain

Race in Literature

The case of majoring in English has always been a debate when I enrolled into school at Virginia Commonwealth University. It has lot to do with the fact that I spent a majority of my childhood reading so many novels that I knew it would be a waste of money to reread those same novels… Continue reading Race in Literature

Conversation Starters: Race in literature, Race in Britain, Race in “Feminism”

In 2014, journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote a blog post to try and express her frustration with the way race and racism are discussed in Britain. The post, “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race”, triggered an immediate and intense response from both white and black voices. In her first book, Eddo-Lodge […] via… Continue reading Conversation Starters: Race in literature, Race in Britain, Race in “Feminism”