Nostalgia is above all, a product of the imaginary, and it is generally invented to foster a sense of both self-continuitiy and community Afro Nostalgia: Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture by Badia Ahad-Legardy Afro Nostalgia: Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture by Badia Ahad-Legardy is a thoroughly well researched and insightful book that examines […]

As George Benson and Whitney Houston famously sang “I believe the children are our future” in The Greatest Love of all, they really are if they have access to books such as “A Multicultural Picnic” by Victor Dias de Oliviera and illustrated by Eszter Miklas. It is a charming multimedia picture book that champions the […]

I  found “Unspoken: Toxic Masculinity and I How Faced the Man Within the Man” by Guvna B to be an honest and frank exploration into Guvna B/ Isaac Borquaye’s perceptions and vulnerabilities about what it means to be a man and the wider conversation about masculinity. As someone who is also of Ghanaian descent, I […]

Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini was an extremely thought provoking book. Reading it against the backdrop of the global pandemic made it even more poignant, as once again us in the West are being told that Black and Asian were dying at a significantly higher proportion than the majority of the […]