Human Writes: When will Indian lives matter?


'Tamils in Malaya', pictured in the book 'Camping And Tramping In Malaya: Fifteen Years' Pioneering In The Native States Of The Malay Peninsula' by Ambrose B.Rathborne, published in 1898. — Public domain

It has been 400 years since the first ship carrying 20 enslaved Africans arrived on American soil, in Virginia – stolen lives in a stolen land. Slavery ended long ago but its legacy lingers on, in the callous disregard for black lives.

The killing of George Floyd, caught on video, has led to protests across the United States and catapulted the Black Lives Matter movement around the globe, with many “taking a knee” in solidarity.

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