Download e-book for kindle: A Boy's Short Life: The story of Warren Braedon/Louis by Anna Haebich,Steve Mickler

By Anna Haebich,Steve Mickler

ISBN-10: 1742585078

ISBN-13: 9781742585079

He by no means knew his identify, he by no means knew his mom, he by no means knew his kinfolk, he by no means knew his humans, he by no means knew his state. 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 relations, was once taken from his mom in Alice Springs at simply 3 months previous. regardless of transforming into up with the affection and care of his adoptive relations, Louis was once more and more certain through tuition bullies and police for his Aboriginality, and his makes an attempt to discover his usual kinfolk in Alice Springs have been thwarted through paperwork. strolling domestic on his 19th birthday, Louis was once brutally murdered by way of a bunch of white youths ‘because he used to be black’. This tale captures the darkish center of racism in smooth Australia, and the historical past, executive guidelines and neighborhood attitudes that marked this boy out for a brief life.

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