The Good Ally

by Nova Reid

On Sale: 09/16/2021

The Good Ally

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The Good Ally

by Nova Reid

On Sale: 09/16/2021

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About the Book

‘I invite you to be courageous and get comfortable with being uncomfortable, because any discomfort you feel is temporary and pales in comparison to what black and brown people often have to experience on a daily basis.

Are you ready? 

Let’s get started, we have work to do.’

The Good Ally is an urgent call to arms to become better allies against racism and provides a thoughtful approach, centering collective healing, to do so.

It is a book for those against persistent racial injustice, hungry to expand their knowledge and understanding of systemic racism in Britain and beyond. It uncovers the roots of racism and its birthplace, anti-Blackness.

It is for those who not only want to be able to better recognise both subtle and overt forms of racism in action, to examine their powerful role in it, but who want to know what to do about it. The answer often lies within.

The Good Ally is the answer to ‘what next?’

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Critical Praise

"Nova Reid is one of the most generous, open-hearted, energising writers working today. The Good Ally is a beautiful, bold and no-BS guide to getting uncomfortable, digging deep and being fully human. It will be the best and hardest work you ever do. You will not regret it." Emma Gannon

“Powerful, exhilarating and confronting, this book stayed at the front of my thoughts, long after I'd finished it.” Zoe Williams

“You are not only leading the change Nova, you ARE the change. You have challenged my own bias, made me question my actions, and made me a better person. Thank you for your endless work in this area. You are changing the world and you are helping people like me change mine.” – <b>Diversity Awards Nomination (anonymous)</b>

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008439507
  • ISBN 10: 0008439508
  • Imprint: HQ
  • On Sale: 09/16/2021
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)
  • BISAC2 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • BISAC3 : SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BISAC4 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists
  • BISAC5 : POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights

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