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Irish-Nigerian author, academic and broadcaster, born in Dublin to an Irish mother and a Nigerian Yoruba father. Emma spent over a decade as a teaching fellow in the African department at SOAS. She is author of bestsellers Don’t Touch My Hair (2019), What White People Can Do Next (2021) and Disobedient Bodies (2023). She presents TV and radio, including ‘Journeys into Afro-futurism’ and ‘Britain’s Lost Masterpieces’ for the BBC, and the Cannes Silver Lion award-winning Hair Power for Channel 4. She is a columnist for The Guardian and Elle magazine.

FEATURED BOOK: What White People Can Do Next. Penguin, 2021. Emma argues that we need to talk about racial injustice in a different way: one that builds on the revolutionary ideas of the past and forges new connections.