On The Cusp of Dual Identities #Dispatch: Afropean

This Dispatch is incredible!! The perspective demonstrated is beyond enlightening.

everywhere all the time

All photos courtesy of Johnny Pitts All photos courtesy of Johnny Pitts

Johny Pitts is a writer, photographer, and broadcast journalist interested in issues of Afro-European identity.  He won a Decibel Penguin Prize for a short story included in the ‘The Map of Me’; a Penguin books anthology about mixed-race identity. He recently collaborated with author Caryl Phillips on a photographic essay for the BBC and Arts Council England dealing with London and immigration, and curates the online journal Afropean.com, for which he received the 2013 ENAR foundation (European Network Against Racism) award for a contribution to a racism free Europe. He currently hosts a youth travel show for the BBC and recently finished the first draft of a travel narrative about a five month trip through ‘Black Europe’, due to be released in 2015. john@afropean.com

Bani Amor: Tell us about yourself. How would you describe your work and the impetus behind it?

John:…

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