Paul Gilroy

Gilroy was born in the East End of London. He is the author of There Ain't no Black in the Union Jack (1987), Small Acts (1993), Between Camps (2000), and After Empire (2004), Black Britain [with Stuart Hall] and Darker than Blue. He was also co-author of The Empire Strikes Back: Race and Racism in 1970s Britain (1982). He is the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Race and Racism at University College London, and was the 2019 winner of the Holberg Prize.

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