PAST RACISM IN PENZANCE
15 April 2014
Read this story: ” ‘Get back to the jungle where you belong’: My racist abuse growing up in Cornwall, by Hollywood star Thandie Newton.”
Let us hang our heads in shame at the past. Oh dear, a wretched story from Thandie Newton of her experience in Penzance as a child, sometime in the late seventies and early eighties, I think. Hopefully attitudes have changed though the comments on the story relate happy and unhappy experiences.
Perhaps Penzance town council should belatedly deplore the past racism in the town and find a way to honour her.
And there’s this from 1995.