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Until this is taught in British schools (at least, I never learnt it in school), and until empire is seen with clear eyes, the cognitive dissonance of knowing-but-never-admitting will continue to poison Brits and we will harm those around us

It's not nearly enough, but sorry.
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I think I only learnt about the massacre when I watched Rang De Basanti?

Similarly, I only learnt about the UK's role in the Bengal famine (3 million died) when I was in a museum in Kolkata. The absolute shame that hit me in that place at that moment (for what had happened but also for not knowing) I will never forget bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/s

Operation Legacy was the systematic destruction of files in the 1950s and 1960s to conceal the history of empire. My feeling is that this process has never ended theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/n

@genmon I'm old enough to remember Jewel In The Crown and the Gandhi movie

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