The Queen is dead, but her Colonial Past is Trending on Twitter.

The Queen is dead, but her Colonial Past is trending on Twitter. 

Just as Buckingham palace announced the death of the Queen, academics and commentators resorted to Twitter to express their anger at the role the Queen played in colonialism. Uju Anya, a Professor of applied linguistics,antiracist and a feminist is trending on Twitter,

 

perhaps for the series of tweets in which she openly accused the Queen of supporting genocide that massacred and displaced half of her family. 

Another academic, Associate Professor Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, did not shy away from expressing her views on the role of the Queen in colonialism

 

 

 

Twitter user Nsafoa's Feminist Duck posted a series of tweet

 

Some tweets have accused the Queen of 

  1.  Building concentration camps in Kenya.
  2. • Suppressing the Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya.
  3. • Committing genocide against Aboriginal peoples.

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Jennifer Jade writes on critical matters. Write up is aimed at common sense discourse rather than generating hatred.

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