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Tales of detention

“Say something about this link”…

This may be one of the most important reads of your life.
In it lies the journeys through colonialism, through patriarchy, through racism, through capitalism, through the treacheries of the West, today, now. In it lies the quality of injustice in all its rawness, in all its unquenchable lust for power.
But so too lies the indeterminable yet majestic resolve of mothers, great grandfathers, sisters, sons, aunties and cousins who braved the journeys for us to be here, then and now. Individual stories of those who defied a determined white-hetero patriarchal empire, whose very breath it our duty to keep sacred, to ease, to help.

Rage must produce action.

 

read more: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/27/ali-smith-so-far-the-detainees-tale-extract

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