The assertion of those socialised 'black' that 'black lives matter' is an acknowledgement that 'black lives do not matter' in Western societies.
Jacqueline Malcolm, the skilful and endearing host of JabberTalk at Colourful Radio, quickly got me sharing ‘my story’ of transformational change, the result of race-based crisis in 1990 and more recently in 2015. It was heartwarming to have a conversation with Jacqui and Pixie. They could both empathise with the challenges we faced as ‘black’ children/young people in navigating the challenges of the school system in the 60s and 70s. This is now having arrived at our ‘eldership’ years in 2019. As such, we got carried away with the conversation of how I had arrived at a collective community vision as opposed to the normal focus on evolving an individual…