Cole Brown

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September 19, 1995

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Raised in the city of Brotherly Love, Cole Brown is a Philly kid at heart. In between childhood summers spent between Ethiopia and the midwest, Cole matured in Philadelphia’s predominately white private schools and neighborhoods, an experience that delivered an awareness of race and class from a young age.

After graduating high school, Cole moved to Washington D.C. to attend Georgetown University as a finance major. Landmark events such as the death of Michael Brown and the election of Donald Trump caused Cole to rethink his original plans. Cole graduated from Georgetown with a major in Justice and Peace Studies and a passion for storytelling.

During his time at Georgetown, Cole was inspired to begin penning his first book, Greyboy: Finding B
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"Greyboy is a series of essays by a self-proclaimed token black man about finding his place in the world. The writing was beautifully eloquent, the anecdotes heartbreaking. I appreciated a "token person's" view of tokenism and the discussion it led th" Read more of this review »
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""Greyboy" by Cole Brown is a series of essays about the author's experience growing up as one of the limited number of black people in a majority white environment. Brown's experience as a "token" (his words) range from being one of the only black pe" Read more of this review »
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"***Thanks to NetGalley for this ARC***

In this collection of essays, Cole Brown writes about his experience as a "token," or a Black person who, due to class privilege, ran in largely white circles. At this intersection, he makes nuanced observations " Read more of this review »
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