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John Barnes talks to Liana Stewart

The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism

Winter Weekend 2021, 

Born in Jamaica in 1963, John Barnes moved to the UK with his family in 1975 at the age of 12. Six years later he was a professional footballer, distinguishing himself for Watford, Liverpool and England, and in the process becoming our most prominent black player.

In this book he tackles head-on the issues surrounding prejudice by vividly evoking his personal experiences, and holding up a mirror to this country's past, present and future, in a powerful and moving testimony.

John Barnes talks to Liana Stewart