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An interview with journalist and author Gary Younge

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6 Oct 2020 1:30pm

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Gary Younge is an award-winning author, broadcaster and a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester in England. Formerly a columnist at The Guardian he is an editorial board member of the Nation magazine and the Alfred Knobler Fellow for Type Media. He has written five books: Another Day in the Death of America, A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives; The Speech, The Story Behind Martin Luther King’s Dream; Who Are We?, And Should it Matter in the 21st century; Stranger in a Strange Land, Travels in the Disunited States and No Place Like Home, A Black Briton’s Journey Through the Deep South. He has also written for The New York Review of Books. Granta, GQ, The Financial Times and The New Statesman and made several radio and television documentaries on subjects ranging from gay marriage to Brexit.

Gary will be discussing the global Black Lives Matter movement, his book Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives (2016) and his career as a journalist and an author. We are thrilled to be able to host this interview with Gary Younge at the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities. This will be a live-streamed event which will also be recorded and made available on YouTube.

Dr Emily Zobel Marshall is a reader in Postcolonial Literature and course director for English Literature at Leeds Beckett University.

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Leeds Beckett University
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