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Read e-book online A Boy's Short Life: The story of Warren Braedon/Louis PDF

By Anna Haebich,Steve Mickler

ISBN-10: 1742585078

ISBN-13: 9781742585079

He by no means knew his identify, he by no means knew his mom, he by no means knew his kinfolk, he by no means knew his humans, he by no means knew his kingdom. Born Alice Springs, 4th January, 1973, murdered Perth, 4th January, 1992 … simply because he was once black. Louis St John Johnson, born Warren Braedon right into a Luritja and Arrernte relatives, used to be taken from his mom in Alice Springs at simply 3 months outdated. regardless of growing to be up with the affection and care of his adoptive family members, Louis used to be more and more designated via institution bullies and police for his Aboriginality, and his makes an attempt to discover his average family members in Alice Springs have been thwarted by means of paperwork. jogging domestic on his 19th birthday, Louis was once brutally murdered by way of a gaggle of white youths ‘because he was once black’. This tale captures the darkish center of racism in smooth Australia, and the background, govt guidelines and group attitudes that marked this boy out for a brief life.

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