Did Black Lives Matter to the British Empire in World War Two?

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2020-08-14

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Byline Times

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Yes

Abstract

The often overlooked story of the African soldiers who risked their lives and left their families to fight for the British must finally be recognised – as the sacrifice of their white counterparts is. This short article commemorates their contribution for VJ Day 75 on 15 August 2020.

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World War Two, Black Lives Matter, British Army, Burma, Nigeria

Citation

David Rae, Ed Emeka Keazor and Ngozi Eneh Ojo 'Did Black Lives Matter to the British Empire in World War Two?' 14 August 2020 'Byline Times' https://bylinetimes.com/2020/08/14/did-black-lives-matter-to-the-british-empire-in-world-war-two/ Will be published in print edition, September 2020

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Research Institute

Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)