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Black Travels, Dismantling ‘Fortress’ Europe, 19th Century Tropes and Blurring the Colour Line: An Interview with Igiaba Scego

Born and raised in Italy and the daughter of Somali refugees, the multilingual writer, activist and scholar, Igiaba Scego understands very well the complexities of the Afropean identity. 2023 sees the English-language publication of her award-winning book, The Colour Line (Small Axes/Hope Road Publishing). This intriguing and often heart-wrenching historical

What’s in a Name? Afroespañolx: Identification, Subject Formation and Belonging (English and Spanish versions)

Written by Linda Eniola Adeyemo I use this term ‘Afroespañolx’ whilst recognising its limitations, that is, of who is/might be excluded. There are other terms, such as ‘Afrodescendant’, that speak to the greater community of black people in Spain, including Afro-Latinx, people without Spanish official documentation, those in irregular documentation

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