Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire


nonfiction history memoir politics race challenging informative reflective slow-paced

10 hours, 5 minutes | first published 2018

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From the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his mum was white, to his first encounters with racist teachers – race and class have shaped Akala’s life and outlook. In this unique book he takes his own experien...
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informative 95%
reflective 70%
challenging 64%
inspiring 27%
emotional 22%
sad 12%
hopeful 8%
funny 6%
dark 4%
adventurous 1%
tense 1%


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slow 23%
fast 10%

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