Ratna Raman

Being Black in America

In the white world, black is still not beautiful. However, Toni Morrison’s engagement as a writer was primarily about ‘how to rip that veil drawn over proceedings too terrible to relate’.

Aren’t you supposed to behave like a woman?

Rakhshanda Jalil painstakingly examines an older heritage and history that must remain a reference point to end the deep polarisation between communities that is the reality of everyday life in India today.