PS21 Global Fellow wins US book prize


PS21 is delighted to announce that Global Fellow Donna Bryson has received the coveted National Federation of Press Women Award for her book It’s a Black White Thing.

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In 2008, the University of the Free State was thrust into the international spotlight when the racist Reitz video became public. Have South Africans changed in any significant way since 1994, or are black and white still constrained by racial stereotypes? This is the question American-born Donna Bryson asks herself as she goes to investigate the tensions on the UFS campus. On the UFS campus, black and white have had to learn to live together, but this has not always been easy.

It’s a Black White Thing is available on Amazon here (US) or here (UK).

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