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Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo-Lodge (born 25 September 1989) is a British journalist and author, whose writing primarily focuses on feminism and exposing structural racism. She has written for a range of publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Voice, BuzzFeed, Vice, i-D and Dazed & Confused, and is a contributor to the 2019 anthology New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby. In June 2020, Eddo-Lodge's debut book, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (published in 2017), rose 155 places to top the UK non-fiction paperback chart, at the same time as Bernardine Evaristo's novel Girl, Woman, Other topped the paperback fiction chart, the first time books by black British women headed both charts. On 16 June 2020 she became the first black British woman to be No. 1 overall in the British book charts.