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Jeffrey Boakye

  • 5 stars across 3 books

    Jeffrey Boakye (Author)
    Jeffrey Boakye is a writer, teacher and music enthusiast from Brixton, now living and working in East London with his wife and two sons. He has a particular interest in issues surrounding education, race and popular culture. Jeffrey has taught English in London secondary schools and sixth form colleges since 2007.

    His first book, Hold Tight: Black Masculinity, Millennials, and the Meaning of Grime is an exploration of grime through the analysis of seminal tracks in the genre. His forthcoming book, Black, Listed is due for publication in 2019.

    Darren Chetty (Author)
    Darren Chetty taught in London primary schools for twenty years before becoming a Teaching Fellow at UCL Institute of Education. Darren's award-winning research focuses on philosophy for children, multiculturalism and racism. He is the author of the essay 'You Can't Say That! Stories Have to be About White People' in the British Book Award-shortlisted anthology The Good Immigrant , edited by Nikesh Shukla.

    Darren reviews and writes about children's literature for Books for Keeps and is an educational consutant. He co-hosts, with Ty and PoetCurious, a Hip-Hop talk show on Soho Radio, and, since 2011, has convened the "UK #HipHopEd"Seminar Series for artists, teachers, activists and academics with an interest in the relationship between education and Hip-Hop culture.

    3rd June 2021

    Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs

    Music can carry the stories of history like a message in a bottle. Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormz... More

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    27th June 2019

    What is Masculinity? Why Does it Matter? And Other Big Questions

    Masculinity is being discussed more than ever before, in a range of contexts. People talk about 'toxic masculinity', c... More

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    7th April 2022

    Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs

    Music can carry the stories of history like a message in a bottle. Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormz... More

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