The Fortune Men is the third novel by Nadifa Mohamed. It’s the fictional account of a historic miscarriage of junction that took place in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales in 1952. It was set against the backdrop of the passing of George VI and the coronation of Elizabeth II. It tells the story of Mahmoud Mattan, […]
As a child Florence Ọlájídé was privately fostered by a white British family, like many other Nigerian children during this time as her parents studied. Reunited with her biological parents in Nigeria, we see her having to adapt to a life she is completely removed from. Coconut: A Black Girl Fostered by a White Family […]
I read Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y Davis a few years ago and, and thought given what is currently taking place in the world, you guys may also want to read it. “If indeed all lives mattered, we would not need to emphatically proclaim […]
When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras (Music in American Life) by Claudrena N. Harold is a biography of the many who have contributed to contemporary gospel music over the last fifty years. Written against the backdrop of the Charlottesville, Virginia white supremacist rallies in 2017, the book explores the commercialisation […]
The Future Of You: Can Your Identity Survive 21st Century Technology the latest book by professional futurist Tracey Follows explores how our personal freedoms have changed as a result of our use of digital technology, and will continue to do so.