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The management of COVID was just another example in a wider Caribbean paradox - managing some really big things extremely well, while still failing miserably on many basics, most obviously inequality and extreme levels of violence...
Which seems odd, cos you’d think apologists for colonialism would want to claim those relative achievements (along with extremely high levels of press/artistic freedom) as at least partly a result of inherited English institutions...
If we use those/any serious measures of acculturation i’d stake my house on it that actually a *lack* of proper Black culture correlates far more closely with academic failure than possession of it. Same for non Black children of course, culture, actual culture, is powerful.
Rest in power to all the people that lost their lives and #Grenfell three years ago and love to all the bereaved and survivors. ??
I suppose it is worth remembering the UK establishment did *literally* erase/burn and bury much of its own history. #OperationLegacy
Yo people I’ll be doing an Instagram live tonight at 9pm UK time. Bring your thoughts, ideas, questions and suggestions...safe ??