The sinister racism of Australia’s suburbs
Maxine Beneba Clarke lays bare the horrors of growing up black on the outskirts of Sydney, to parents of West Indian heritage, Lucy Scholes writes
Maxine Beneba Clarke was born and raised in the Sydney suburbs. Her parents – a mathematician and an actress – emigrated to Australia from England in the 1970s.
After success on her school’s debating team as a teenager, Clarke finds herself being...
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