Johny Pitts, b. 1987, is a British writer, photographer, television presenter and journalist. He is co-founder of the online journal Afropean. Adventures in Black Europe. He has won many awards for his work on Afropean identity, including from the European Network Against Racism and the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding. Recently published in German: Afropäisch - Eine Reise durch das schwarze Europa, 2021.
This travel reportage raises awareness about the perspectives of black Europeans. In the best case, it promotes a discussion that, in particular, white Europeans still find difficult: namely, about one’s own colonial past and its continuities.
Timo Stukenberg, Deutschlandfunk
Participant of the European Literature Days 2021.