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Anandi Ramamurthy: Black Star: Britain’s Asian Youth Movements

Pluto Press, 2013; 204pp; £19.99


Reaching for the edge

Anti-oppression work becomes a renewed focus for UK grassroots trainers


Gary Younge, The Speech: The Story Behind Martin Luther King’s Dream

Guardian Books, 2013; 178pp; £6.99


More on race

Vida Henning, Bedhampton

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Racist issue 2

Donald Rooum, London

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Racist issue

Chris Newton

If a newspaper came through my letterbox proudly announcing that it was produced ‘By Whites Only’, I would denounce it as racist filth, set it on fire and encourage my friends to do the same.

Editorial: The personal panic is political

PN co-editor Emily Johns reflects on difference and the difference it makes.


A community of openness

Black leadership at Peace News Summer Camp


50 years ago: The curious dilemma of the American Negro

The South African political exile Lewis Nkosi, writing in Peace News in the period before he became a well-known author, drew on his experience of the South African struggle to criticise the analysis of African-American writer Louis Lomax in the latter’s book The Negro Revolt. This was part of PN’s wide-ranging coverage – by those involved – of the Civil Rights movement in the US in the ’60s.


Power, race and peace

An interview with the director of England’s Fellowship of Reconciliation