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‘A vote the same as any other person’
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

, exempt from taxation, unable to enter into contracts and dependent on the government for their support, arguments that were, at least theoretically, non-racial. 30 However this special status had political implications, given Macdonald’s position as superintendent-general, the guardian and protector of these children at law, making it easy for opponents to claim that it was he who would control the

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples
David Killingray

later, the eighth annual conference of the League adopted a ‘Charter for Coloured Peoples’, urging on ‘the Governments of the United Nations’ legislative measures to end racial discrimination and proposing ‘that the indigenous peoples of all dependent territories shall have immediately a majority on all law-making bodies, and shall be granted full self-government at the earliest possible opportunity

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain