Manage episode 302419250 series 2873374
Born to white Irish parents in West London, but with the colouring and facial features of a mixed race child, Anthony’s appearance led to family strife, police harassment, and – eventually – accusations of “passing” as black in order to gain Arts Council funds. The subsequent media and Twitter storm – along with Anthony’s lifelong struggle to be accepted for who he is – is as fascinating as it is emotional.
We’re grateful to him for sharing his story with us.
Plus Joanna (“Jo”) Neary raises Lucia Joyce up onto The Plastic Pedestal.