Literature

Mixed Race in Britain – Survey

A Survey of Peoples' Preferences for Terminology & Official Classifications Researchers at the University of Kent conducted a small-scale survey into the preferences of people who are mixed race for terminology and classifications on official forms where an ethnic monitoring question is asked.  

Hafu/Half Japanese

Hafu/ Half Japanese Natalie Maya Willer (Photographer) Marcia Yumi Lise (Researcher) Our shared interest in half Japanese identity inherently stems from our experience of being in between different cultures. Like many other half Japanese people we have been making an enquiry into our mixed cultural experience. This questioning of our own identity has its roots …

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Book Review: The Axe Laid To The Root – The Story of Robert Wedderburn

Robert Wedderburn was a writer, orator, publisher, agitator, and 'a notorious firebrand' of the 19th century who campaigned against slavery and for equality and justice for all. Born in Jamaica in 1762, to a black slave and her white Scottish owner, he was freed at birth as part of the sale of his mother. He …

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Book Review: Dyslexia from a Cultural Perspective

This is a well written and easy reading book, which I would highly recommend to parents, Senior Management Teams in all schools (with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) being the obvious choice but NOT the only choice) and most importantly Local Governments where the ongoing battle for schools is to gain funding to support …

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Tomorrow's Children

Book Review : Tomorrow’s Children

This book is a guide to raising biracial children with a positive attitude towards their identity. It stresses the importance of embracing and understanding all aspects of a child’s heritage and is aimed at parents (including adoptive experience as an educator and also as a parent of biracial children.

PIH Conference – Mixed Race Matters

A full in-depth report on this conference that was chaired by Baroness Howells of St Davids and features talks by speakers including Oona King MP and Yasmin Alibhai Brown with a summary of  the workshops, is available for purchase from us.                                                                            

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My name is Ramon

My name is Ramon Mohamed son of Amir Mohamed and Mary Watts. My father, a practising Muslim and Pushtoon from the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan (NWFP), arrived in Sheffield in the 1950’s as part of the first wave of colonial immigrants invited by the British Government to work in the steel industry. My …

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