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Protesters march to Parliament House : March honors Mother D
Title : Protesters march to Parliament House : March honors Mother D Protesters march to Parliament House : March honors Mother D
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Source : Sunday Mail, 10 May 1992, p. 8
Date of creation : 1992
Format : Newspaper
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Report of 'March for Human Rights and Justice' on Saturday 9 March 1992. The march from Victoria Square to Parliament House comprised about 40 protesters. March organiser, Lisa Robinson, said, 'We're marching in Mother D's memory - she wanted all Aborigines to join the fight for justice. Mother D (Alice Dixon) had died on 6 May 1992. Her son Kingsley was found hanged in Adelaide Gaol in 1987, and Alice Dixon, had helped spark the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody.

Related names :

Dixon, Alice
Dixon, Kingsley
Robinson, Lisa

Coverage year : 1992
Further reading :
Aboriginal deaths in custody : response by Governments to the Royal Commission, Canberra, 1992
Report of the inquiry into the death of Kingsley Richard Dixon : Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, Canberra, c1989
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