British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the award-winning author of eight books and numerous other published and produced works that span the genres of novels, poetry, verse fiction, short fiction, essays, literary criticism, and radio and theatre drama.
Silver City, New Mexico – Veronica is a typical 14-year-old girl: she just wants to do well in school, hang out with her friends, and enjoy her family. But one day at school, a boy accuses, “Veronica, I heard your mom is black.” Meanwhile, the black girls are demanding allegiance to them, while some white girls …
It is no longer a novelty to see people of different races and ethnicity holding hands and going about their daily lives. Between 1991 and 2001, the British population grew by 4.0 per cent, while the mixed population increased by 138 per cent; and in 2008 the Office of National Statistics reported more people involved …
Letterbox Library is a non-profit driven workers co-operative. It was started twenty seven years ago by two single mothers operating from home, who wished to provide multicultural and non-sexist books to children – offering essential topics and titles which were sadly neglected by mainstream booksellers.
The Zeena Ralph Memorial Fund was established in 1995 to promote research and dialogue into mixed-race issues which are relevant in society, both nationally or internationally.
This book contains thirty biographies of mixed-race figures from the past and present. Historical biographies include famous names such as Bob Marley, Mary Seacole and Frederick Douglass, as well as less-known people like Arthur Wharton, the first black professional footballer, Ellen Craft, the runaway slave, and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the composer.