Books

New Young Adult Novel Series Features Biracial Girl Coping with Identity, Boys, and Haters

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 …

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Mix-d:uk – a look at mixed-race identities

Mix-d: uk is a publication looking at mixed race identities from the Multiple Heritage Project and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust. It celebrates the UK’s diverse Multiple Heritage population through portraits of people of mixed background.  

Rember Me

Publication : Remember Me

  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.

Moving Voices – Black Performance Poetry

In this book twelve poets have been interviewed about their childhood and school experiences, how they became poets and who influenced them, how they write and where they have performed, their favourite poets and poems, what they write about and their advice to budding poets.  

Tomorrow’s Children

This book is a guide to raising multiracial 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. Francis Wardle draws on his considerable experience positively towards every aspect of their descent and not to identify exclusively with …

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Booklet : Transracial Adoption – What’s The Problem?

Marie Macey has written out of concern that so – called 'transracial adoption', which has been counterpoised with policies which insist on 'same race' placement in fostering and adoption, has become an ideological battlefield, rather than a topic that is discussed in relation to experience and to investigation of the evidence. Macey challenges the social …

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Dyslexia from a Cultural Perspective

Dyslexia is a critical issue worldwide. There is widespread ignorance about it and the consequences can be devastating. Recently there have been studies of the impact of different languages on dyslexics, but nothing which looks at the black experience of dyslexia.