An Alternate Black

Race, Fracking, Chickens, Orson Welles, Sahara, Flying, Russell Brand

I’m Black So You Don’t Have To Be

Colin Grant | Granta | 30th October 2018

“My Uncle Castus says I’m not really black, that at best I am an alternate black. What self-respecting black man, he wonders, would live in Brighton, ride a bike, prefer lentils to chicken, allow his children to call him by his first name and read feminist literature? I can only do…

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