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*ONLINE* Tessa McWatt in conversation with Lambeth Libraries for Black History Month

Join Tessa McWatt in conversation with Lambeth Libraries for Black History Month on Monday 19 October at 7pm, where she will be discussing her powerful memoir, Shame On Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging

The event is free but please register with Eventbrite here. Details of online platform access will be sent out two days before the event.

Shame On Me

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 OCM BOCAS PRIZE FOR CARIBBEAN LITERATURE

‘What are you?’

Tessa McWatt knows first-hand that the answer to this question, often asked of people of colour by white people, is always more complicated than it seems. Is the answer English, Scottish, British, Caribbean, Portuguese, Indian, Amerindian, French, African, Chinese, Canadian? Like most families, hers is steeped in myth and the anecdotes of grandparents and parents who view their histories through the lens of desire, aspiration, loss, and shame.

In Shame On Me she unspools all the interwoven strands of her inheritance, and…

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