Lessons from Black publishing pioneers must catalyse lasting change in the trade

Lessons from Black publishing pioneers must catalyse lasting change in the trade

October is the time of year in which people seek to educate themselves on the history of Black British people. They seek to learn about the contributions Black people have made to the UK, including to the cultural scene. Black British figures in UK publishing are rare, and those that are here can often be rendered invisible. The reality is the UK publishing industry has seen many great Black people who continue to inspire those aiming to further diversify the industry today. The Bookseller asked a number of Black publishers for their thoughts on the sector (see Comment, right), who inspired...

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