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The Diaspora (Book) Wars: Black Girls & Colourism: The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips and The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

This week, two books that deal with colourism and the struggles of young black girls go head to head.

This week, two books that deal with colourism and the struggles of young black girls go head to head.

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The Diaspora (Book) Wars: London: NW by Zadie Smith & The Lonely Londoners by Sam Sevlon

First Line of Attack The first lines of the novel “The fat sun stalls by the phone masts. Anti-climb paint turns sulphurous on school gates and lampposts. In Willesden people go barefoot, the streets turn European, there is a mania for eating outside. She keeps to the shade. Redheaded. On the radio: I am the [...]

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