Learn and unlearn: Adult books on race and privilege

It is time to stop expecting people of colour to help us (white people) to understand racism today and start educating ourselves — in fact, that time came a while ago.

adult reading on race and privilege

These books, spanning the UK and USA, will help all of us learn and unlearn all the complexities and horrors that surround racism today. If you’re looking for books for children, click here.

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Books that teach children about race, ethnicity and culture

Like with every walk of life, children’s books are in dire need of better representation. Whether it is young adult fiction, or picture books for toddlers, reading shapes the way we see the world.

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I’ve compiled a list of books that feature stories and histories surrounding race, ethnicity and culture. They should help to educate children and open up conversations in the home — regardless of the race of the reader.

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How to celebrate Christmas with those you don’t often see [ad]

Ah, Christmas. Once the chaos of present buying is out of the way, it can be a golden opportunity for spending time with loved ones.

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In particular, the festive period is often a great time to catch up with old friends. Is there someone you’re planning to meet who you haven’t seen in a while? Unsure of what to do together? Look no further…

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Winter essentials: Three things you need to survive the holidays [ad]

Christmas is fun and everything, but the winter holidays can be hard and spending time with family can sometimes lead to fallouts. Cold and wet weather makes us all want to stay inside, our skin can get bad and our immune system drops.

To help you tackle any stress, skin issues and the never-ending bad weather I’ve recommended a few things worth investing in to make the winter holidays a little easier.  

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How to create the ultimate chill night in [ad]

When you’ve been working tirelessly for days on end, it’s only fair that you treat yourself to a break. And there are few things more relaxing than a night in.

It’s an opportunity to catch up on some valuable ‘me-time’, as well as being a chance to invite a few select friends over for a catch-up.

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