Colonialism & Me
An educational exploration of Scotland and Britain’s colonial Past
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Mohan- A Partition Story In the summer of 1947 our grandfather, Mohan Moorjani aged eleven, and his family closed the gates to their farmhouse, locked with a hope to return that would never come to pass. He left behind his friends and games of Gilli Danda, he left behind the place he had always calledContinue reading “The Partitioning Of India And Why It Matters Today:”
Defining Racial Hierarchy: Like us you may have heard the words racial hierarchy be used in discussions recently on racial equality. But what is it? Put simply it is the idea that there is an existing order which naturally places one race above another in their “genetic, moral, and intellectual capacity as human beings”. Continue reading “Racial Hierarchy & the Rise of White Supremacy”
Purtab Singh “I am (Purtaub Singh) a native of Orissa (together with) my son, we left the country at the same time. At Balasore we met with a duffadar who promised to procure me pay of 10 rupees per month and I am old and feeble. On our arrival here I got some clothes theContinue reading “Indentured Labour: Britain’s Forgotten Slavery?”
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