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Remembering George Floyd’s death: lessons to take away from the police bodycam video

On the 25th of May 2020, 46-year-old Black American George Floyd, a Minneapolis resident, was killed while in police custody by Officer Derek Chauvin. He had been handcuffed, volunteered to lie face down against the ground, and then his neck was knelt on for eight minutes. All while he was begging for his life, stating Read More…

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Normal People: Simply A Classic

Me, an interviewer: “So, Mr William Self, esteemed author and journalist, what did you think of Normal People?” Mr Self, esteemed author and journalist: “I read a few pages of  Sally Rooney’s book. It may say things that millennials want to hear reflected back at them, but it’s very simple stuff with no literary ambition Read More…