Paperback A search for belonging / Michael Fuller.
Publication year: 2020
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1788703553 9781788703550 (pbk.) :
Originally published: as "Kill the black one first". 2019.
Michael Fuller had an idyllic childhood growing up in care in Surrey, looked after by Margaret who gave him the love and comfort his biological mother never did. He loved to ride his bike and collect coins and stamps and grew up celebrating the freedom of 1960s Britain. But when he was nine, a local paper described him as the 'coloured boy' in his school production. It was the first time Michael felt judged based on the colour of his skin. Thirty-six years later, Michael became Britain's first ever black Chief Constable. That moment taught Michael he would always be searching for a place to belong. Hoping to tackle injustice and create change from within, he joined the police force, but experienced racism and inequality. 'A Search For Belonging' is a story of resilience, persistence and optimism; of how one man set out, against the odds, to try and belong.
Original title: "Kill the black one first"
312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm