Colonialism & Me
An educational exploration of Scotland and Britain’s colonial Past
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The Campaigns of Septimius Severus and the First Encounter Between Africa and Scotland: In 208 AD, the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus arrived on British shores with the aim of becoming the first to conquer Caledonia (modern day Scotland). Severus allegedly took great losses as his forces were unable to fight pitched battles against the grurillaContinue reading “Looking Back to Look Forward: Romans and Race:”
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”
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