Anna Haebich,Steve Mickler's 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 relations, he by no means knew his humans, he by no means knew his state. Born Alice Springs, 4th January, 1973, murdered Perth, 4th January, 1992 … simply because he used to be black. Louis St John Johnson, born Warren Braedon right into a Luritja and Arrernte kin, was once taken from his mom in Alice Springs at simply 3 months previous. regardless of turning out to be up with the affection and care of his adoptive kinfolk, Louis used to be more and more precise by means of institution bullies and police for his Aboriginality, and his makes an attempt to discover his normal kin in Alice Springs have been thwarted by means of paperwork. strolling domestic on his 19th birthday, Louis was once brutally murdered through a bunch of white youths ‘because he was once black’. This tale captures the darkish middle of racism in glossy Australia, and the heritage, govt rules and group attitudes that marked this boy out for a brief life.

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