Our First Lady of Clap Backs, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, had a very clear response when a French journalist asked her if there where any bookstores in Nigeria.
Sixteen-year-old Starr has carefully managed to balance the two worlds she inhabits, until the night her best friend is murdered.
Scotland Yardie is the eponymous hero of this graphic novel created by Bobby Joseph, (creator of the 90s Black British comic Skank Magazine). Brought in from the Jamaican police force as part of a new (and not in the least cynical) drive to attract ethnic minorities to the Met, Yardie abides by his own set of … Continue reading Scotland Yardie – Bobby Joseph
As I was reading this collection of essays exploring what it meant to be Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic in the UK today, I couldn't help but sigh that this conversation about identity was still being had. I was immediately transported back to when I was studying for my English Lit degree, and having lengthy … Continue reading The Good Immigrant
I'm Judging You. Such a provocative title as no one likes to be judged or even to be considered judgemental. So to have author Luvvie Ajayi aka Awesomely Luvvie boldly proclaiming her judgement on life's peculiarities in her debut book, naturally I had to read this very insightful collection of essays especially as it had the … Continue reading I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual