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Race is not the disadvantage it once was in the UK

Working with grassroots communities, I’ve begun to question the usefulness of identity politics

By Shabnam Nasimi  


I grew up in the borough of Lewisham in south east London. My family came from Afghanistan and in many ways is an immigrant success story. My sister is studying her PhD in Sociology at Cambridge, my brother is studying a BA in Philosophy at King’s College London, my youngest sister has just started to study Law and my father…

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