Monday 13th May

What Is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions
Venue: Toxteth Library, Windsor Street, L8 1XF
Time: 11am
Tickets: Free

Claire Heuchan’s book aimed at young people from 10 and upwards, ‘What is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions’ (Co-authored with Niklesh Shukla), encourages children to think for themselves, to bring everyone into the conversation and explore the history of race and society.

Claire Heuchan is the writer behind the award-winning blog Sister Outrider – A Black Radical Feminism. This important and timely book on race and racism is part of the groundbreaking and important ‘And Other Big Questions’ series.

Claire Heuchan is a Black radical feminist from Scotland. An essayist and feminist theorist, her work explores themes of power, identity, and liberation politics. Claire achieved an MLitt in Gender Studies at the University of Stirling, which informs her theorising alongside 25 years of experience inhabiting this world in a body that is Black and female.

On top of blogging as Sister Outrider, Claire has essays featured in a growing range of books – including the feminist anthology Nasty Women.

Claire is a proud contributor for AfterEllen, and has been published by platforms including the Guardian, OpenDemocracy 50:50, Glamour, Heat Street, Media Diversified, and Feminist Current. Her writing has resulted in Claire being invited to speak at conferences and symposiums around the UK."


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