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By Afua Hirsch

Where are you actually from?

You’re British. Your mom and dad are British. You have been raised in Britain. Your associate, your kids and such a lot of your pals are British.

So why do humans retain asking you the place you're from?

Brit(ish) is ready a look for identification. it truly is concerning the daily racism that plagues British society. it's approximately our awkward, afflicted dating with our historical past. it's approximately why liberal makes an attempt to be ‘colour-blind’ have brought on extra difficulties than they've got solved. it really is approximately why we proceed to prevent conversing approximately race.

In this own and provocative research, Afua Hirsch explores a truly British obstacle of identification. we're a state in denial approximately our prior and our current. We think we're the country of abolition, yet fail to remember we're the state of slavery. we're confident that equity is one in every of our values, yet that immigration is certainly one of our difficulties. Brit(ish) is the tale of the way and why this got here to be, and an pressing demand change.

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