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    Sep 23, 2016

    21 Powerful Quotes On Race And Identity From 'The Good Immigrant'

    21 British writers come together in The Good Immigrant to reflect on race and immigration in Great Britain today.

    The Good Immigrant is a collection of 21 essays from British Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers and artists who come together to explore what it means to be a person of colour in contemporary Britain.

    1. Nikesh Shukla on the importance of language:

    2. Varaidzo on the unofficial guide to being black:

    3. Chimene Suleyman on the burden of a name:

    4. Vera Chok on being ‘Yellow’:

    5. Daniel York Loh on finding a childhood hero:

    6. Himesh Patel on the responsibility of acting:

    7. Nish Kumar on comedy and context:

    8. Reni Eddo-Lodge on discovering black Britishness:

    9. Wei Ming Kam on the 'model minority':

    10. Darren Chetty on diversity in children's literature:

    11. Kieran Yates on going home:

    12. Coco Khan on asking "Is that why they want me?":

    13. Inua Ellams on barbershops and black masculinity:

    14. Sabrina Mafouz on immigrant and UK fashion:

    15. Riz Ahmed on being typecast as a terrorist:

    16. Sarah Sahim on perpetuating casteism:

    17. Salena Godden on the meaning of shade:

    18. Miss L on finding roles beyond the wife of a terrorist:

    19. Bim Adewunmi on tokenism:

    20. Vinay Patel on death, tradition, and religion:

    21. Musa Okwonga on 'The Ungrateful Country':

    You can purchase a copy of The Good Immigrant here.