Corinne Rodrigues

A Lover Of Words

Coconut

Coconut by Florence Ọlájídé is her story - a Black girl fostered by a white family in the 1960s and her search for belonging and identity. ‘By the time I was six years old, I knew my life was marked by difference. I was either too Black, too White, too young or too feisty…’Florence Ọlájídé Coconut A generation of Nigerian children were born in Britain in the fifties and sixties, privately fostered by white families and then...