Black History Debate

I was honoured to speak in the Black History Debate on Tuesday (20th October) aimed at celebrating and raising awareness of black history through Black History Month has been shown to be urgently necessary in the light of the growing anger of our black community expressed through Black Lives Matter and how the Government are approaching our own history on slavery and reparations.

I discussed a range of issues from statues of Slave Traders to the atrocities and racism the people of West Papua have suffered due to the Indonesia occupation.

In order to combat structural racism, it is crucial that we teach children about how it works and where it comes from early in their lives.

 

 

 

 

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