Indigenous Australian Senator Lidia Thorpe blasts "colonizing" Queen Elizabeth in oath of office


Aboriginal Australian Senator Lidia Thorpe branded Britain's Elizabeth II a "colonizing" queen on Monday, as the recently elected lawmaker reluctantly swore allegiance while taking the oath of office. In a flash of protest, Greens Senator Thorpe raised her right fist in a Black Power salute as she begrudgingly swore to serve the 96-year-old monarch, who is still Australia's head of state. "I...

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