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Are There Black Writers in Italy?

Of course there are if you consider "black" everyone who basically is not "white". I'm sure there are black writers in Italy. Few months ago I did read two books by one of them, Amara Lakhous. Although he's not "black black" as someone might…
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Acqua Cheta Non E' Immobile

Ok, sì è vero. Nell'ultimo periodo non abbiamo postato foto di valigie, di guide turistiche di noi due all'aeroporto. Ma solo perché non ci stiamo spostando da un paese all'altro non vuol dire che non ci muoviamo. La nostra forza e la nostra…
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Reading Suggestions: Hawa Abdi

I've only just started her book but I find it interesting and powerful. This is the Italian version but I'm sure you can find the English one on Amazon: Keeping Hope Alive: One Woman: 90,000 Lives Changed Happy reading!
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Foreignness in the Invisible Cities

Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places. ― Italo Calvino, Invisible …
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Is This The Answer To Racism?

In the last days I have talked to several people about something I was not really expecting.Everything began in Rome, a couple of weeks ago, when I went with a German colleague of mine to make a photoreportage on what young people want: the…
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We Wish You To Never Stop Learning

That's partly our aim with (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, but also in life: learning, learning, learning. And never think you can only learn at school or through great and famous people. A learning experience is awaiting around the corner. We learnt from…

Weekly News On African Migrants

Vista la scarsità con la quale si parla di migranti Africani come piace a noi e come cerchiamo di fare con (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, abbiamo deciso di compilare una lista di notizie tutta per voi. Saranno notizie diverse dalle solite e verranno da…
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Stay and Fight or Leave and Live?

Last time I checked my name wasn't Rosa Parks or Malcom X or Martin Luther King, it was simply Bea and yet I feel like fighting the kind of battles those amazing people had to face. Where are you from, really? Now, you people even speak Italian? There…
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You’re African so you don’t have all those issues

Never like now I have felt like going to the US and work to improve my writing skills.  Read here from the New York Times' piece "New Wave of African Writers With an Internationalist Bent"