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Challenging historical claim

Dear Sir,

In your sister publication RG's September 2016 issue's high-profile interview with the Bermudian co-founder of the Toronto chapter of the group Black Lives Matter, Alexandria Williams, which was recently distributed with copies of your newspaper, Ms Williams is quoted (page 30) as stating that “there was a time when it was illegal for black people to vote” in Bermuda, but her assertion is, to the best of my knowledge as a local historian, untrue.

JONATHAN LAND EVANS

Alexandria Williams

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Published September 21, 2016 at 9:00 am (Updated September 21, 2016 at 12:18 am)

Challenging historical claim

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