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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

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In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog, entitled: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race' that led to this book.

Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political pu
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Hardcover, 249 pages
Published June 1st 2017 by Bloomsbury Circus
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البذرة اللي أدت لهذا الكتاب كانت مقالة كتبتها الكاتبة بنفس عنوان الكتاب عبرت فيه عن احباطها عن الاتجاه اللي يتجه فيه الحوار لما تجي سيرة العرق والعنصرية، المقالة انتشرت بشكل رهيب وكأنها بكلمتها الناس حسوا الا نبغى نتكلم عن الموضوع وليش ماتكلمينا، وناس ثانيين تحمسوا يتكلمون عن تجاربهم مع العنصرية.

الكتاب يتناول في البداية تاريخ السود (غالبا) و الأقليات الثانية تحت حكم بريطانيا في السنوات القديمة.
تتكلم برضو عن شي اسمه white privilege او امتياز البيض وكيف انه معطي البيض سبيل رخاء بالحياة بدون مايح
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الكتاب بيحاول يلم بقضية العنصرية في بريطانيا من اكتر من زاوية.. بيبدأ بالتاريخ ثم المنظومة الحالية ثم التداخل ما بين العنصرية والنسوية والطبقة الاجتماعية والاقتصادية.. في كل نقطة الكاتبة بتطرحها بتحاول تفند الحجج المضادة وتدعم حجتها باكبر قدر من الاحصائيات احيانا والتجارب الشخصية او الاحداث الشهيرة احيانا ..

نبرة الكاتبة بتعكس غضب وتعب من رحلة طويلة بتنفخ فيها في قربة مخرومة ( دي نبرة مختلفة مثلا عن كتاب زي Between the World and Me اللي الكاتب بيعرض موضوعه في form سهل الناس تتعاطف معاه وهو ان
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Reni Eddo-Lodge is a British journalist with a focus on feminism and exposing structural racism.

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