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

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

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"This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James

"The most important book for me this year." -Emma Watson

Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for January/February 2018
Sunday Times Bestseller
Winner of the British Book Awards Nonfiction Narrative Book of the Year
Winner of the Jhalak Prize
Foyles Nonfiction Book of the Year
Blackwell's Nonfiction Book of the Year

Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by:
NPR
The Guardian
The Observer
The Brooklyn Rail
Cultured Vultures

Award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge was frustrated with the way that discussions of race and racism are so often led by those blind to it, by those willfully ignorant of its legacy. Her response, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, has transformed the conversation both in Britain and around the world. Examining everything from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, from whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, Eddo-Lodge offers a timely and essential new framework for how to see, acknowledge, and counter racism. Including a new afterword by the author, this is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of color in Britain today, and an essential handbook for anyone looking to understand how structural racism works.

 

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Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pub date: 03/05/2019
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781635572957
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    "This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." --Marlon James

    "The most important book for me this year." -Emma Watson

    Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for January/February 2018
    Sunday Times Bestseller
    Winner of the British Book Awards Nonfiction Narrative Book of the Year
    Winner of the Jhalak Prize
    Foyles Nonfiction Book of the Year
    Blackwell's Nonfiction Book of the Year

    Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by:
    NPR
    The Guardian
    The Observer
    The Brooklyn Rail
    Cultured Vultures

    Award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge was frustrated with the way that discussions of race and racism are so often led by those blind to it, by those willfully ignorant of its legacy. Her response, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, has transformed the conversation both in Britain and around the world. Examining everything from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, from whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, Eddo-Lodge offers a timely and essential new framework for how to see, acknowledge, and counter racism. Including a new afterword by the author, this is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of color in Britain today, and an essential handbook for anyone looking to understand how structural racism works.