Afua Hirsch


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Placing at-risk children in custody doesn’t work. They need the same educational support as their richer peers. Not long ago, driving through a Warwickshire town looking for a residential school, of a kind, I drove past a group of pupils walking in a crocodile. The uniforms caught my attention – the girls’ skirts looked unusually long, flapping around the ankles, an eccentricity denoting privilege. The boys were dressed in suits, and they were accompanied by a master in long
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Sep 18 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what Afua Hirsch has to say. All of Afua Hirsch’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Afua Hirsch came from an article called Toppling statues? Here’s why Nelson’s column should be next: “While the US argues about whether to tear down monuments to the supporters of slavery, Britain still celebrates the shameful era. The area I grew up in, leafy Wimbledon in south-west London, is bordered by memorials to two towering historical figures. One side dedicates its streets and walls to the legacy of the abolitionist William Wilberforce: the remnants of a house where he lounged with his friends, and the mounting block he used to get on his horse to ride to the Houses of Parliament, still stand.”.
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