To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve created a starter reading list which focuses on BAME writers on subjects around race, feminism and gender equality.
- Inferior, by Angela Saini
- Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, by Reni Eddo - Lodge
- Brit - ish, by Afua Hirsch
- Natives, by Akala
- Slay in Your Lane, by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené
- The Good Immigrant, curated by Nikesh Shukla
- Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
- What is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions, by Claire Heuchan and Nikesh Shukla
- Woman at Point Zero, by Nawal El Saadawi
- Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution, by Mona Eltahawy
Websites: Burnt Roti, Gal Dem
In the near future, WE Southwark will be opening our own Good Reads page, where we will share all these books and more, and you will be able to recommend the books you think have to be in our feminist shelf. Keep an eye on our newsletter!