Imaginary Spear Outrages Australia. Slap On The Wrist For Hit And Run Death Of Black Child Doesn’t | newmatilda.com

The debates we choose to have say a lot about the state of our nation, in particular its race relations, writes Amy McQuire.

Last week, a 23-year-old non-Indigenous man in Darwin walked free after a hit and run that killed a 8-year-old Aboriginal boy – Jack Sultan Page.

Michael Alexander, who was also charged and fined for possession of methamphetamine, faced a 10-year maximum jail sentence. Instead he was given six months home detention and an 18-month suspended jail sentence.

via Imaginary Spear Outrages Australia. Slap On The Wrist For Hit And Run Death Of Black Child Doesn’t | newmatilda.com.

via Imaginary Spear Outrages Australia. Slap On The Wrist For Hit And Run Death Of Black Child Doesn’t | newmatilda.com.

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