A Boy's Short Life: The story of Warren Braedon/Louis - download pdf or read online

By Anna Haebich,Steve Mickler

He by no means knew his identify, he by no means knew his mom, he by no means knew his family members, 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 used to be black. Louis St John Johnson, born Warren Braedon right into a Luritja and Arrernte family members, used to be 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 relatives, Louis was once more and more unique by way of college bullies and police for his Aboriginality, and his makes an attempt to discover his typical kin in Alice Springs have been thwarted by way of forms. strolling domestic on his 19th birthday, Louis used to be brutally murdered by means of a gaggle of white youths ‘because he was once black’. This tale captures the darkish center of racism in sleek Australia, and the heritage, executive rules and group attitudes that marked this boy out for a brief life.

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