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Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone)

Kamal Al-Solaylee

HarperCollins

THE FIRST time Kamal Al-Solaylee watched Carol Reed’s film Oliver! on TV, he had the sudden wish that he were white. Even as a boy in Cairo, Al-Solaylee had already absorbed what is an all-too-regular occurrence within communities of colour: the fetishization of whiteness and light-coloured skin.

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