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Blacktivism and the Crown

7 May 2023

3:00 AM

7 May 2023

3:00 AM

Given the coronation of King Charles III, there are differing and often conflicting opinions about the significance of the British monarchy and what the institution means to Australia.

While many celebrate the long history of ritual and ceremony surrounding the occasion, there will be some, like the ABC’s Aboriginal host of Q&A Stan Grant, who condemn the monarchy as a symbol of white supremacy, colonial exploitation, and responsible for the way Indigenous Australian’s have been, and continue to be, exploited and killed.

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