In 1674 Henry Mackintosh in partnership with William Pringle purchased a 1600 acre sugar plantation in Suriname.
The population of the USA was counted as 3,929,214. Of that number 694,280 or 17.8% were slaves.
“some more information about Orkney’s involvement in slave-worked sugar plantations in the West Indies.”
“I can’t breathe. I have my ID right here. My name is Elijah McClain. That’s my house. I was just going home.”
The Orkney OotWae Racism campaigning group will be remembering Christopher Alder on Wednesday 8th of July at 6pm in their weekly doorstep protest
“I grew up in a small town in Lincolnshire which was and still is predominantly White. I went to school in that town and was the only person in the school that was not White (and this includes all the staff at the school).”
Orcadians continued their successful doorstep protests as part of the Black Lives Matter campaign on Wednesday 1st of July.
“What’s really annoying them is not that Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland to be independent: it’s that she acts as though it already is.”
“Many people feel you have to conform to a stereotype in order to fit into agriculture, this really isn’t true.” Matt Naylor
Today, Wednesday, 1st of July at 6pm, Orcadians will again be taking part in a door step protest for the Black Lives Matter campaign. The focus for this event will be Breonna Taylor.