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Do you go to Greek school?

Do you go to Greek school? One of the lines from the trailer for the new movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 has a one character asking another “do you go…

In the middle of the blacklash

I’ve been thinking recently about when I read Susan Faludi’s Backlash decades (OMG!! Decades!?!?!) ago and it made sense. The tl;dr version of course is the more they react and the more…

Resources for NAIDOC Week

A little bit of shameless self-promotion in today’s blog post. We made these for The Critical Classroom (www.criticalclassroom.com). They’re for sale. The little bit we make from sales all helps to support…

An evening with Dr Cornell West in Brisbane

Last Thursday evening we had the pleasure of seeing visiting African-American scholar Dr Cornell West in conversation with Nazeem Hussain at the Brisbane Convention Centre. Dr West is touring the capital cities…

Inspiring educators

Today I had the privilege of spending the day with a group of amazing Murri early childhood educators. All women, and from all over Queensland, they came together to grow their knowledge…

Stolen wages built the state of Queensland

This morning I went along to the Brisbane stolen wages consultation at the Queensland Council of Trade Unions. I went with SistahG. During the Beattie years, the government decided to put aside…

Arguing with old friends on Facebook

A very odd day today. That’s what happens when you post a seemingly uncontroversial link and within days you’ve been de-friended and blocked by an old school mate.