"We need to reclaim the politics of Black radicalism"

Kehinde Andrews is an academic, activist and author. He is Professor of Black Studies at Birmingham City University, and has developed Europe's first Black Studies undergraduate degree.

He has made regular broadcast appearances including BBC Newsnight and Russell Brand's Under the Skin podcast, writes for the Independent among other outlets, and has made videos for Guardian Online and TED Talks. His Guardian Online piece The West Was Built on Racism has been viewed over 10m times on Facebook, to date. Kehinde's latest book, Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century, traces the long history of Black radical politics and envisions what a renewed politics of Black radicalism might look like today.

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