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Cole Brown

Cole Brown

Author

Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World

Biography

Raised in Philadelphia, Cole Brown matured in the city’s predominantly – white private schools and neighborhoods – an experience that delivered an awareness of race and class from a young age.

Cole attended Georgetown University where he graduated with a degree in Justice and Peace Studies. During his college years, landmark events such as the death of Michael Brown and the election of Donald Trump ignited in Cole a passion for storytelling.

While at Georgetown, Cole was inspired to begin penning his fir st book, Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World. Today, Cole resides in Sydney, Australia.