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that we all have that if you feel or i feel the person who in the authority come in and they fix the situation. but the part of the fix is that the to wait on the contract. when you get that finished clinic, give you bought the car shopping for 400 years. we played your game, your well the concerning burning to the and it still wouldn't be enough. and they are looking that what black people are looking for a quality and not revenge limiter. when they are there, when the black man died under the need of a white police officer. yeah. you don't get any can be in that moment.
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they became every blank life they captured on video was every person enslaved. every person in chains. every person who lived under the wit, every person lynched from a tree, ordered to the back of the bus every day unless faceless person was told they live, did not matter. the diff, george floyd gives his name to those nameless in his cries, we hear the cries of hundreds of years and the unknown dead. and a world away. i see all those cries and they sound so from me again. this is what history sounds like to us. i cannot
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charge bery i don't even really know why i. * don't care why you watch that video and i dare you not to be angry. the. you watch a video of a police officer thumping the life of a man with his knee on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. and excruciating. and when people see that video, they don't see george floyd's life being snuffed out. you know, they see actually the centuries of brutality and racism in this country in america has been here before the rice riots of the 900 sixty's on the streets of los angeles in the 1990. 0,
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the added minneapolis today. and the message is the same for black america, the land of the free as never felt truly for it. ah, me, this deep wellspring of anger, of actually goes to a centrally unresolved question in the united states, which is that the core of the foundation of the country which has been founded on slavery and jennifer reasons why supremacy censure. we will even like supremacy on to 9 for the black legal inferior road problem on the bus. she ref santa rabbit rick calling from the rear y from the front supremacy law of the
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law, the land and we've had overcome quite for supreme black for the inferior even the plan feel who the even one or the fire the we've heard george floyds words here in australian prisons, they were david don, guy juniors, last words in 2015 before he died in the hospital ward of sidney long bay prison. oh, the coroner found lack of oxygen while he was restrained, was a contributing factor to his death. but it had taken the death of a black man in america to wake us up to what happens here. the black people die here in custody. and the numbers keep rising and we
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failed to stop us. i don't believe actually, the government have learned anything more than how to hide aboriginal death and cassie from the world. and that's what we're trying to expose here. we need to expose globally what's happening here in australia because we resonate with people like george floyd, we resonate with those families. we resonate with various destin custody around the world that are going on. same solar asia levy, whatever the sub you think about it to him was here. the slaver was set free play masses apartheid mass as they became for angry kilo 5000 blush. about 70 years from the whole town, the tulsa, oklahoma, and rosewood, florida. they measured flash alive, me when i see black america and
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i see part of myself. when i was growing up, black america spoke to me. when white a straight it didn't we our breath. we are flying. we are down driving. we are denied not only little right but even human run. totally only way we're going to get some of the pressure right away from our 4 or 5 must come together against the common enemy. and black america told me to dream. i have a dream that one day may come, will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. we hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created. the.
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those who say black lives matter is a movement we are importing from america. i know nothing of who we are, the ones who came out of the same black churches as jesse jackson and martin luther king. aus was the church of the forsaken and these men were our patron saints and from black america. i learned how to speak back to whiteness, murder, the wind, which we could to trade on color or religion or this. there are other ways of conducting ben. i tell you that when i left this country in 1948, i didn't come here. one reason only one reason i where i, when i'm, i don't know hong kong i matter on a tim up to end up in paris on the speech, paris. that's right. and i'm talking on the theory that nothing words could happen
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to me. they're already happened to me hear. you talk about making it right about yourself. you won't be able then to turn up all the antenna. but when you live, because once you turn your back on the society, you may dot, you may dot the me then flashes and stretched out more. and you are not the guy until you fit the description. because there is only one guy who is always the guy fitting the description. ah, i think the white imagination has framed the conception whiteness in a certain direction. and therefore, in order to keep itself segregated,
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superior in its narrative, it had to classify blogs as, as animals. and we see that language being used by presidents like reagan being used by ordinary citizens. being used to talk about michelle obama as 1st lady. so, you know, and i think people have passively taken that in and then believe it as fast, you know, so when we have somebody like president trump saying, you can tell these people anything and they'll believe it. he's not how quickly this wound steals our innocence. i didn't get to discover the
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world through my eyes. i was the one discovered i was the one captured in the wide gaze and learned at school the hard lesson of life. i lived in a world where white lives mattered. and i was not why me? why was new and i was an old school yard towards me, the laughing, the pointing, the mocking the head turning these little things to stay with you. once our eyes are open to the world around us, we can never see the world in the same way again in i was 15, but i learned another lesson. doesn't matter how close i got. i could never truly belong. one day i was asked in cost to stand up and
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talk about myself to talk about my life. and i told them who i was. i told them where i was from. i told them about my family, about my parents. i told them about our history. as a walked out of the class, one of my friends turned to me and said, why do you have to always talk about that? and we came back into class after lunch and scrawled across the board. be kind to stan, need love to might seem like just a little thing. it might seem like something you can struggle of sitting here to die. why should that matter? why should that matter to me? but you can never let go. of those things. people know just way to hurt you.
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they know just how to tell you what you will place in the world is and what the price of belonging really is. just shut up. just go along. don't talk about, oh my god, i don't buy a i buy mama teachers. that's not an almost friday. that's the last time i buy it from the future. so watch kaiser report. moving your body literally can strengthen. it's like your brain become kind of a muscle with movement. you're not just drinking your why. so you try. you are literally strengthening the connections. you're in fact, in certain brain areas, you're actually growing. stimulating the growth of brand new brain cell.
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the ah, you don't do it, you know it, uncle. nice. number one, we're not going for you home and i don't gonna don't good down the food that i'll use enough 40 only i guess it looks like i mean it was like that i think pretty online for me to use the most of it to get some of it, to your home job for the, for the middle initial with those who knew
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that provide a plenty porcelain additional screw this to me. ah, the aboriginal people here at war every day were at war with the system war with the police were at war with statistics. but you want to just move on from. ah, gina again, story. black community, you know, straight lives, black pool, and in the side of the police. as a young boy, kane and lost his mother and his father. he drew up on the streets in his teachers to be like so many others got into trouble when to juvenile detention. and
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ultimately, to join prostrate in may call us statistics. we know those numbers. we have 3 percent of the population and the food is behind bars. keenan is not as statistic. he's real and his friends and his family are real and his pain is real. i come back to my community and all i see is pain. all i sees flaunting memories where i used to play with my friends and my brothers, that i've lost, where i used to sleep with now my brothers are in prison, serving shifting youth. but we never wanted to grow up to be drug addicts and criminals. we just wanted to be loved. we wanted our mom and dad to be home. we want to have food on the table and we want it to be safe. and we spend the rest of
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our lives trying to pick the pieces up and understand why we never had such a beginning like everybody else. and where do we fit in and how do we pick ourselves up and move on from all of the j. he was 17 when he came off his bike and was impaled on a fence post. he died from his injuries me the judge family believe he was being pursued by police at the time of the coroner rejected. man, one of the hardest i was. 17 at the time, and i was with him the night before, the incident happen,
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thomas, he does set fire to the streets of rates, and it looked like a scene from los angeles. ah, to this day, the hickey family and the black community will not accept the coroner's finding that g j do was an accident. ah, they still believe police were pursuing. they still wanted inquiry reopened. he died in the same community that we're playing as kids, the same straits, we used to walk as children and hope for better future hope not to be poor web
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grow up in chain and is haunted by the memory of his friend t j. and he words every day to try to keep the young black kids out of jail. i'm more scared, scared that it's going to happen to my boys. i'm scared that my children are going to grow up in the country that think says no racism, but they're more likely to end up in the criminal justice system. then there are other fellow friends in daycare. i see them being case by police. i see them in a still cry. i see them in an i don't prison cell. and having don't want to visit them because they're my children and they're my blood. and that's my experience. i had police driving along side of me on my way,
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walking to high school in year. right? so my understanding of, of surveillance were attached to race. my understandings of police brutality of prisons. really negative terminology attached to the idea of race rather than rice being about unity rights being about collective communities, race being about love, my earliest understanding of race. yeah, we're rather set up as violence due to racism. latoya rule never got to say good bye to her brother wayne fell a morrison cctv 40 and she captured his last day in an adelaide police cell where he was facing assault charges me. he became unresponsive in a prison van and died in hospital 3 days later. in september 2016,
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a corranio in question is ongoing, but like so many other deaths in custody. for latoya and family, there are more questions than answers. what happened in a final moment during one's last breath. there are so many questions why. in the 1st instance, did they have to detain wine? what happened in the van? why wasn't there surveillance in the van? why is it that the offices actually refused initially, police entrance and investigated entrance to take their statements that were, i believe, not released until months and years later, you know, they, there's so many questions about what really happened to wayne. oh, there was represent station in federal parliament for generations. we, the 1st nations people had spoken truth to white power. 150 years ago.
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they're very good. oh, straight. and today he demanded more than the white man's charity to run the right to lose me. still there on tracy. no voice i. people are often out of sight and out of mind. most of the i suicide, right? anywhere in the world. like so many other black communities, paperless, stressed to breaking point violence, drug and alcohol addiction, chronic poverty. these are the sad realities of lives under the weight of our history and powerlessness christmas. and it is now people indigenous people. step up when astray area often looks away.
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they're really shoes and i have personal experiences of loss of families through suicide. and we learn to continue to believe in our selves in our strength, our resilience, our determination for change. and we can change, and we can bring others along to assist us to work with us around creating the reforms within the systems and structures that need to be informed by lived realities of people. but to also empower people to lead the change at the community level is a photo passed down in my family. rows of aboriginal girls taken to a home to be trained to be servants, to lead under a sign that read. think white act white,
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be white. they lost their names and were given a number there in the middle is a small girl. number 658. my great aunt eunice grant. imagine a few when you were a child, a baby even. and the authorities came in and snatched you from your mother or your father, your mother and father and your siblings. and you were removed and brought up totally separate from, from your family. how would you feel about that? and let them say once on, not too good and be pretty bad her in this me. you've got to try and walk and now she's a little bit me. sorry,
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this is our last. we're underlined words you know about your reading but the read directory. well, you more than your mouth was really and one, you know, we're going to be that, you know, we're doing more about this. we're actually land is for reggie really regularly and the up and do cool by rhetoric validate read, you know, modeling. yeah, we're entering, i am over agile, remain on the scene proudly rhetoric these my parents, my bobbing father, young man, boot them for staying in the house and my goodness, my mother better. how important is it for us to speak our language important to you? if you, if you don't, if you don't have a language, you're nobody. if we can speak english, we won't meet my driver this week. we try to get
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a good language. and it was the 1st was definitely not the language we didn't lose because my father wilbert. he spoke several different languages. my can be lose it. but what did he say? remember he was arrested for speech. let's say we're in the parking playing and he was only there no one. and this man you're trying to, and i mean, come on, he should barney and barney anna buddy on a quick, quick here. you know, you know, i mean, you know, come pick here who really, you know, yeah, i mean, we young to go go to get we shouldn't be going out and is young quote. off the top or the one might be and he thought even music was abusing and certainly this. so the police arrested him to
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the like, i was leaving, he's locked him up. then every way i can put the job in jail and, and some of the others to what happened the time when these are these cousin and i got to drink this placement on the modem. motor bob, bye with the side car. he came across some hopping the bush bank and and he couldn't feature buy a loan, the them out of are sorry, sorry to johnny east carson. and he had to come back for dad. sorry. and kept bed around a tray till i came back for him. and kept him to the tree. and then he didn't come back. old i dad was there in the hate. any piddling cell phone was old spanish translucent and didn't come back to he had no food. no, no, nothing. came back. i was and i was lied and said, oh i'm sorry,
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i forgot you. you know, sometime we go through these peers, but sure there the night come at the day, come the world and they come with them or just the trip when this war is the, was the culture revolution was alive and do it all. we will keep our hopes alive. we will not run, the hope will not or, and i hope we will keep alive the me the me, the
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we live in a now where the supply side of the equation is broken. no, we're entering into the supply shocks where there could be microchips, for example, or basic commodities or sharply. there's
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a food insecurity now by hundreds of millions of people around the world just emerging over the past 12 months because of it's runaway inflation because of the runaway money printing as we've been bank for a few years. so now people are really coming to grips with the fact that reports been right about it. what a war on drugs still did as a way to come back, a great problem. what's the wonder? it's part of the attitude of the nation, not just of north dakota, and it got to be something that you could get elected. this time, the fight against drugs took a check. he told us that andrew was competing insurance form. this is way too dangerous for him to be doing. clearly they put him in harm's way. a rural college student does interest get shot in the head and found in
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a river like that. something else had to be happening. the speaking to you now just in front of a bridge that was under construction at the time local to telling me that well, construction equipment that was all not bridge was swept away as if it was nothing record floods hit germany and belgium with more than 100 dead as entire buildings are swept away, more than a 1000 people are still missing. it looks like a bomb has like more, eventually wrecked streets and looted stores. south africa suffers another night of riots after the jailing of its former president. we speak to the woman who made the chaos through her child from a burning building into a crowd of bystanders. to.


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