Johny Pitts: What it means to be Afropean | ITV News

Growing up in Sheffield to a white working-class mother and African-American father, author Johny Pitts found it difficult to relate with those around him.

“Where I grew up was right where they filmed The Full Monty,” Johny told ITV News.

“The Full Monty’s fine and everything but it completely cut out the notion of this multiculturalism that was in the area.”

It wasn’t until he travelled around Europe that he discovered a network of people with similar stories of a lost identity.

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