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CAN BOOKS BY PEOPLE OF COLOUR CHANGE THE WORLD?

Back in November 2016, I visited my good friend M at the University of Cambridge. It was two days after the American election and we were venting over chocolate crepes in a cozy cafe. Venomous words against US government teachers with a Republican agenda and voters blinded by religious intolerance spewed out as we sought therapeutic release along with our sugar high. Halfway through a rant on the moral depravity of certain politicians, we were interrupted by the man who

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EUROPEAN PATRIOTISM ISN’T THE ANSWER

I admit it. I’m a terrible Remainer. Sure, I hung a ‘Vote Remain’ poster in my window. Sure, I made the unprecedented step of discussing politics with my family in order to stress the insanity of voting Leave. And sure, when the United Kingdom (well, England and Wales) did vote to leave the European Union, I fell into a genuine period of mourning for my country and continent. And yet when a march in favour of a final vote on

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