Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller
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ISBN : 9781473661233
Category : Black Struggle
Format : Paperback
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Part biography, part polemic, this powerful, wide-ranging study picks apart the British myth of meritocracy (Guardian)

Akala is at his best destroying the comfortable myths that are invoked by white fragility to downplay attempts to correct the historical record ... Akala makes it clear that he is not brimming with optimism. But reading Natives - witnessing the kind of disruptive, aggressive intellect that a new generation is closely watching - I can't help but be just that (Afua Hirsch Guardian)

A potent combination of autobiography and political history which holds up a mirror to contemporary Britain (Independent)

A history lesson of the kind you should get in school but don't ... This is a searing, thought-provoking book (Stylist)

A book bristling with intelligence and insight (Irish Times)

In personalised chapters covering the police, education and identity, politics, sexual objectification and the far right, he confronts the issues of race and class at the heart of the legacy of Britain's racialised empire in this fierce and articulate polemic. (The Bookseller)

An engaged and nuanced exploration of the complex interplay between race and class (Morning Star)

Fantastic (Novaramedia)

Vital (Blouin Art Info)

The Sunday Times bestseller on race and class in the UK, from the MOBO award-winning musician Akala


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