“Why are you making this about race?” This question is repeated daily in public and in the media. Dominant voices in society suggest we are talking too much about race. Lentin shows why we actually need to talk about it more, and how in doing so we can act to make it matter less.
Alana Lentin is an associate professor of Cultural and Social Analysis at Western Sydney University in Australia. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the European University Institute. A widely published scholar, she is the author of numerous articles and books, including Racism and Anti-Racism in Europe (2004) and Why Race Still Matters (2020).