At a special event, live in London and livestreamed, Gary Younge will discuss his new book, Dispatches from the Diaspora.
Reflecting on three decades of his remarkable career as a journalist, Dispatches from the Diaspora is a powerful collection of his writings on race, racism, and Black life and death.
A vital and richly researched blend of reportage, memoir and polemic, it invites us ringside with Younge during some of the most history-defining events of the last century: Obama’s victory, Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans, Nelson Mandela’s first election campaign and more.
Join the former Guardian columnist for a wide-ranging conversation – from his frontline view if these big political moments, to his memories of getting drunk with Maya Angelou in her limousine and discussing politics with Stormzy, to why he believes all statues of historical figures – from Rosa Parks to Cecil Rhodes – should be taken down. He will be talking to Guardian writer Nesrine Malik.
You can join this event in-person at £25, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1, or via the livestream. Tickets are £25 to attend the event, or £10 to watch it online. See tickets for further details.
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