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 medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2018


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 96%
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challenging 66%
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