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By the time I got down the stairs, making gun signs at the historic portraits of the likes of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X on my way – this demonstrated an appreciation of their contribution to history, and something I had copied from Dad – Dad was in the kitchen.
 
Stephanie Johnson

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I think your mum is doing her best, but I think it would help you both to talk more rather than be aggressive to one another or others around you.
— Mr. Williams

Roots

I remember aligning the severity of the chastising with the character Kunta Kinte in the TV series Roots at the time. I wriggled from her grip and screamed whilst she lashed me with a curtain wire and dared me to call the police, pushing the handset to my ear and urging me to dial 999.
 
Stephanie Johnson

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The rawness of this moment would jerk the tears of any spectator, but not me. So deep-set was my own emotion that I couldn’t see past my own hurt…
— Stephanie Johnson