ANTHONY EKUNDAYO LENNON ON BEING ACCUSED OF 'PASSING' AS A BLACK MAN

ANTHONY EKUNDAYO LENNON ON BEING ACCUSED OF 'PASSING' AS A BLACK MAN 'IT FELT LIKE AN ASSASSINATION'

I'D BE LYING IF I SAID ALL THE LITERATURE I READ WAS ABOUT LOVING BLACK CULTURE - SOME WAS DEROGATORY ABOUT WHITE PEOPLE.

He told them it wouldn't be anything important, turned the phone over and got on with his lecture.
She told him that when he was a baby, people would stare at the two of them in the street - if they were lucky.
Then he said, 'I love you, my brother, but I think you need to check in with yourself as to why you have named yourself that.'" So he simply became Ekundayo.
"She said, 'Why don't we compromise - bring Anthony Lennon back, and put Ekundayo in the middle?

Anthony Ekundayo Lennon remembers the moment his life spun out of control. It was late morning, Friday 2 November 2018. The actor and director was giving a talk about the performing arts to university students, and his phone...

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