“There is so much to talk about, but I don’t know how fast you are, I don’t know how deeply your education has failed you. Prime Minister Scott Morrison attended Sydney Boys High School, it looks good there, I am mine sure good teachers, and yet last week he said, “There was no slavery in Australia.”
We know this is just not true, we have written about it since the explosion of our Aboriginal literature in response to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. We know in historical records written by whites from the oral traditions of this blackbird and its descendants, and it is still incredible?
We know about those who were sold in the field during the colonization of Australia under the Masters and Slaves Act, neckcuffed, our people, even photographed like that, and it’s still incredible?
We know that my nana Alice was sent away to work as a domestic servant at the age of 14 under enforced bondage and control of “wages” throughout the 20th century. 14. I just have a 14 year old child at home. A child. Is it so amazing? “
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