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Aboriginal leader: “We’ve to acknowledge that Australia has a Black history”

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 4, 2013: “We’ve to acknowledge that Australia has a Black history”, an Aboriginal leader said last week as he “reflected on pain, and hope, of Australia Day”. Steve Widders is asking indigenous people in Australia not to forget a painful colonial past dominated by oppression, racism, dispossession, discrimination and alienation. But he’s asking his people “to work towards changing the future”. He’s asking his people…

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