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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZETHE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD FOR RADICAL PUBLISHING LONGLISTED FOR THEORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING My Book Of The Year It S Personal, Historical, Political, And It Speaks To Where We Are Now This Is The Book I Ve Been Waiting For For Years Benjamin Zephaniah Powerful The Kind Of Disruptive, Aggressive Intellect That A New Generation Is Closely Watching Afua Hirsch, Observer Part Biography, Part Polemic, This Powerful, Wide Ranging Study Picks Apart The British Myth Of Meritocracy David Olusoga, Guardian Inspiring Madani Younis, Guardian Lucid, Wide Ranging John Kerrigan, TLS A Potent Combination Of Autobiography And Political History Which Holds Up A Mirror To Contemporary Britain IndependentA Searing Modern Polemic And Sunday Times Bestseller From The BAFTA And MOBO Award Winning Musician And Political Commentator, AkalaFrom 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 TodayCovering Everything From The Police, Education And Identity To Politics, Sexual Objectification And The Far Right, Natives Will Speak Directly To British Denial And Squeamishness When It Comes To Confronting Issues Of Race And Class That Are At The Heart Of The Legacy Of Britain S Racialised Empire Trenchant And Highly Persuasive Metro A History Lesson Of The Kind You Should Get In School But Don T Stylist

8 thoughts on “Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller

  1. says:

    I had great hopes for this book, Akala is generally interesting fella who comes across very well in interviews and often makes good points on twitter Sadly, an author this does not make In fact the book comes across as if one long twitter post, it touches on some interesting poin

  2. says:

    This book deserves a 10 out of five If it were possible The sheer scale of facts leaves you extremely enlightened and I love they way that woven into this book, is the author s own experiences, growing up as a self identified black man in today s Britain.I would definitely recommend this b

  3. says:

    I was not born with an opinion of the world but it clearly seemed that the world had an opinion of people like me I did not know what race and class supposedly were but the world taught me very quickly and the irrational manifestations of its prejudices forced me to search for answers Many of those

  4. says:

    Knowing Akala s intellect, I expected this to be an enjoyable read, but I had no idea it was autobiographical and as such found it difficult to put down once I started It was scary to note how despite being from an older generation of Pan Africanists, so much of his childhood experience of racism and class ba

  5. says:

    A brilliant read and a real eye opener which I strongly recommend.History is written by the victor, but this account really shines a light on the brutal reality of empire and how it has shaped society as a whole.Power concedes nothing without demand or motive

  6. says:

    I enjoyed this book, it s not preachy, and the author explains things simply but without losing the seriousness of what he s talking about Worth a read, particularly if you re mixed race as nodding along to things you hadn t really given a second thought to.

  7. says:

    Brilliant, absolutely spot on, ties everything together Not sure if enjoyed reading it would be correct because of the content, but an easy read which tackled some really complex issues

  8. says:

    Very interesting and well written.

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