Jim Gibney: When I see the protests in the US, I remember the rage in Short Strand on internment morning

Black Lives Matter protest in Custom House Square, Belfast on Saturday. Picture Mal McCann.
By around 6am on the morning of internment, August 9 1971, the streets of the Ballymacarrett/Short Strand were in turmoil. They were littered with makeshift barricades, buses were burning throughout t[...]

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