Repplinger, Roger. Leg dich, Zigeuner: Die Geschichte von Johann Trollmann und Tull Harder (Munich, Piper, 2008)

Siobhán Dowling writes: "I’m a journalist in Berlin and wrote an article a few years ago about Johann Trollmann, the Sinti boxer who died in a Nazi concentration camp. This is a book about his life: https://www.amazon.de/Leg-dich-Zigeuner-Geschichte-Trollmann/dp/3492049028 And for your reference, here’s the article I wrote  https://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/a-fight-for-memory-monument-honors-sinti-boxer-murdered-by-the-nazis-a-702938.html"

Oguntoye, Katharina, May Ayim and Dagmar Schultz (eds.). Farbe bekennen: Afro-deutsche Frauen auf den Spuren ihrer Geschichte (Orlanda Frauenverlag, 1986)

It has also been translated into English as Showing our colors: Afro-German women speak out (University of Massachusetts Press, 1991) and has an interesting foreword by Audre Lorde who worked a lot with Ayim. Anthology of texts considered seminal as a work of Black history in Germany, important also in demonstrating the specificities of the … Continue reading Oguntoye, Katharina, May Ayim and Dagmar Schultz (eds.). Farbe bekennen: Afro-deutsche Frauen auf den Spuren ihrer Geschichte (Orlanda Frauenverlag, 1986)

Akın, Fatih (dir.). Im Juli (Universum, 2000)

Fatih Akın's second major film is a road movie that takes its protagonists across Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe from Germany to Turkey, as the naive, lovestruck Daniel goes in search of Melek, a woman he met at a party and is convinced is 'the one'. The film explores the myths and fantasies associated with Easternness … Continue reading Akın, Fatih (dir.). Im Juli (Universum, 2000)