RaveThe Irish Times (IRE)The refreshing clarity of what Dabiri is asking of us is grounding, outlined immediately on the contents page. Her chapter titles are presented almost like a manifesto ... The Interrogate Whiteness chapter is a fascinating historical account, exposing the stark power structures in place to pacify exploited workers dating back to the Virginia tobacco plantations of the 1600s ... Although this undoubtedly will be an internationally acclaimed book, we should appreciate that this book is by an Irish writer and from an Irish perspective. There is much about how we as a society have failed to integrate different races and cultures and our guidance should not come from the US or the UK ... There is a lot to digest in this book and I would suggest you take your time with it or return to it regularly. I was buzzing after reading it in a similar way to hearing a fresh song ... should be in the back pocket of every political party member needing guidance with integration and community building. It is a useful guide to every old media organisation that has bumbled their way through apologies that have started with Father Ted levels of \'not racist\' exclaims and every new media outlet who think their inclusivity policies immunise them from criticism ... Most importantly, this book is for everyone. We should also appreciate that we have an academic like Emma Dabiri writing as if James Connolly and Audre Lorde had a love child.