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Listening Tree Narrative (LT) May 14, 2021 #PALESTINE #PEACE

The creation of Israel was and is a violent process that entailed the forced expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homeland to establish the state of Israel.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) March 15, 2021 David Olusoga: What do I dislike about my appearance? My nose has been broken three times and it shows

What is your greatest fear?
That the lessons of history have been forgotten and we are sleepwalking towards disaster.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) March 15, 2021 The royals are just like much of our press – trapped in a fantasy version of Britain’s past

Blind to their own biases and insulated from communities they do not encounter or understand, journalists and editors feel entitled to make judgments about what is and what is not racism. Hence the decision by Ian Murray, executive director of the Society of Editors, to publish a statement that unilaterally exonerated the entire UK press of all charges of racism.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) December 12, 2020 EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, “APPEAL TO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS”, 1936

n a word, it is international morality that is at stake. Have the signatures appended to a Treaty value only in so far as the signatory Powers have a personal, direct and immediate interest involved?

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) November 14, 2020 ANATOMY OF A LYNCHING by ROBERT REID-PHARR

We forget at our peril, however, that the American tradition of lynching is both productive and modern.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) November 14, 2020 BARACK OBAMA: READ OR LISTEN TO THE PREFACE OF HIS NEW BOOK, ‘THE PROMISED LAND’

At the end of my presidency, Michelle and I boarded Air Force One for the last time and traveled west for a long-deferred break. The mood on the plane was bittersweet. Both of us were drained, physically and emotionally, not only by the labors of the previous eight years but by the unexpected results of …

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) September 6, 2020 PATRICE LUMUMBA: CONGO INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH, 30 JUNE 1960

The Congo’s independence is a decisive step towards the liberation of the whole African continent.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 31, 2020 Yes, I’m a trustee of English Heritage. And I want the Benin bronzes returned

For many, myself included, offering African nations their own art treasures on long-term loans is not enough.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 30, 2020 It is not Hans Sloane who has been erased from history, but his slaves

While he stood on a pedestal the significance of slavery to his life and to his collection was rendered invisible.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) August 29, 2020 AVA DUVERNAY INTERVIEWS ANGELA DAVIS ON THIS MOMENT—AND WHAT CAME BEFORE

There was work that should have happened in the immediate aftermath of slavery that could have prevented us from arriving at this moment. But it did not happen. And here we are.

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