Akala: Natives | Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival

11 May 2019 4:00pm — 5:00pm

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Award-winning hip-hop artist, social entrepreneur and writer Akala will talk with Paula Morris about his bestselling debut Natives, a searing, modern polemic on race and class in the British Empire. His memoir reflects on growing up poor, mixed race and politicised in Britain during the 1980s and ’90s and offers a nuanced historical treatise that The Guardian has lauded as “the kind of disruptive, aggressive intellect that a new generation is closely watching”.

Location: Dunedin Public Art Gallery 

Tickets: $15-$23 - Get Tickets


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