We have all been taught to be complicit in the harm of Black girls and women – Leila Mottley

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Leila Mottley has only just turned 20 and she is already a New York Times Bestseller and the youngest person to make Oprah Winfrey’s book club. Her first book, which she started writing one month before her 17th birthday, has received rave reviews from critics.

She joins Krishnan to talk about all the themes her novel, Nightcrawling, takes in; racism, sexism, poverty, injustice, police abuse of power.

Photo credit: Magdalena Frigo

Produced by : Nina Hodgson

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