The Good Ally (Hardback)
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The Good Ally (Hardback)

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Hardback 448 Pages / Published: 16/09/2021
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An essential guide for all those looking to reach a clearer understanding of racial injustice and white privilege, The Good Ally provides the tools required to combat systemic racism and bring about change in society.

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.

With social injustices rising in frequency, and an increase in far-right movements around the world, the rise in hate against "the other" is palpable. There is an urgent need to change so that we no longer repeat patterns of behaviour that have led us to where we are.

As a diversity consultant and anti-racism campaigner Nova Reid receives a lot of cries for help and is now inundated with messages asking 'what next?'. This is a book for those wanting to become better allies against racism, for those who are hungry to expand their knowledge and understanding of systemic racism. Because for centuries we have been taught to uphold and maintain systems of oppression without question. To go along with that powerful current. Because it's easier than swimming in the opposite direction.

So this book is for everyone. Everyone who wants to be part of change, but feels helpless and doesn't know how to move forward. It helps interpret the reams of information so that you to can commit to powerful action. And together, we can change the world.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008439484
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 730 g
Dimensions: 240 x 159 x 40 mm


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"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." - Diversity Awards Nomination (anonymous)

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