How Colonial Violence Came Home: The Ugly Truth of the First World War

Senegalese soldiers serving in the French army on the western front in June 1917.

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/nov/10/how-colonial-violence-came-home-the-ugly-truth-of-the-first-world-war

“But today, as racism and xenophobia return to the centre of western politics, it is time to remember that the background to the first world war was decades of racist imperialism whose consequences still endure. It is something that is not remembered much, if at all, on Remembrance Day.”

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