Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World

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Quercus Publishing, Feb 17, 2022 - 192 pages

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I am a liberal white woman who absolutely believes that everyone should have equal rights and that no race or gender is better or should have more privilege than any other. But working through this ... Read full review

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Wow. I'm not sure where to begin. This book hurts. It definitely made me look at myself and my white privilge and my role in being complicit to racism. There were concepts that made complete sense to ... Read full review

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About the author (2022)

Layla Saad is a globally respected writer, speaker and podcast host on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation and social change. As an East African, Arab, British, Black, Muslim woman who was born and grew up in the West, and lives in the Middle East, Layla has always sat at a unique intersection of identities from which she is able to draw rich and intriguing perspectives. Layla's work is driven by her powerful desire to 'become a good ancestor'; to live and work in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation for those who will come after she is gone.

Me And White Supremacy is Layla's first book. Initially offered for free following an Instagram challenge under the same name, the best-selling digital Me And White Supremacy Workbook was downloaded by close to ninety thousand people around the world in the space of six months, before becoming a traditionally published book. Layla's work has been brought into homes, educational institutions and workplaces around the world that are seeking to create personal and collective change.

Layla earned her Bachelor of Law degree from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. She lives in Doha, Qatar with her husband, Sam, and two children, Maya and Mohamed.

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