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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 relatives, 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Braedon right into a Luritja and Arrernte relatives, used to be taken from his mom in Alice Springs at simply 3 months outdated. regardless of becoming up with the affection and care of his adoptive relatives, Louis was once more and more precise by means of tuition bullies and police for his Aboriginality, and his makes an attempt to discover his common kinfolk in Alice Springs have been thwarted through forms. strolling domestic on his 19th birthday, Louis was once brutally murdered by way of a gaggle of white youths ‘because he used to be black’. This tale captures the darkish middle of racism in smooth Australia, and the historical past, govt regulations and neighborhood attitudes that marked this boy out for a brief life.

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