#Under30: Reni Eddo-Lodge award-winning British journalist, feminist

Reni Eddo-Lodge was recently a judge in the BBC Woman’s Hour power list 2014 and last year, the Voice Newspaper named her in their list of Ones to Watch in 2014.

Reni  an award-winning British journalist with a focus on feminism and exposing structural racism was listed by the Guardian as one of the 30 most exciting people under 30 in digital media. She’s also been listed in Elle Magazine’s 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root’s 30 black viral voices under 30.

In 2010, she won a high commendation from Channel 4’s Best Young Blogger competition.

She is currently working on her first book. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race will be published by Bloomsbury Books in 2017.

Her work can be found at  The Voice,  The New York TimesThe GuardianThe IndependentopenDemocracyDazed and Confused MagazineVice, the New Humanist, the Telegraph, and websites like The F Word and New Left Project.

She is partial to microblogging. “You can read my most popular tweets here. I also use Storify to collate amazing and interesting social media conversations about inequality. Those conversations are documented here. I’m always impressed by the quality of the conversations that can be found online. Outside of writing, you might find me reading (obviously), cycling, buying nail polish or trying to find good coffee.”

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