I’ll be sending this letter to the Principal. Am posting here in case there are other parents who have the same issues at their children’s school. Continue reading “‘Nigger’ does not belong in the school yard”
I nearly fell over my shopping trolley today as I walked from Brookside IGA to the carpark. Continue reading “Lenards Chicken: How positively unAustralian of you!!”
A couple of weeks ago on the ABC’s Insiders programme, there was a discussion about racism and the results of a racism survey that had been conducted by the University of Western Sydney. There was some discussion about the results of the research within the media and amongst politicians on what these results say about Australian society.
Continue reading “Racism: What’s it all about?”
Politicians say some stupid stuff sometimes. It’s part of the compromise. Part of the game. If you want to be in charge of a group of 22 million odd people, then you have to ‘say the right thing’ I guess. The right thing, being what appeals to the majority.
Continue reading “Aborigines are the ‘Biggest Losers’ in the human race”
Yesterday little ‘Johnny‘ (not his real name) told my son that he ‘should go back to where he came from‘ (among other things). Continue reading “I wonder what Johnny’s mum was up to today ….”
Thanks to @definatalie’s Tumlr feed, I found Yellow Rage. A duo from the US, Yellow Rage is Michelle Myers, and Catzie Vilayphonh. You can find more information about them here from Wikipedia or their homepage. They also have a blogger blog at YellowRageBlog.
I’m celebrating July as Blak History Month. Are you?
Launch of the Blak on Blak issue of Artlink earlier in the year. Sharing for Djon Mundine’s quote – “To say something is a political act. To not say something is also a political act. Indifference is the worst political act of all.”
Djon Mundine launching BLAK on BLAK from Stephen Hooper on Vimeo
I’d heard of the strike on Palm Island a few years back. I’d heard of the Gurindji/Wave Hill strike, but never heard of Palm Island one before.
Continue reading “Palm Island Strike of 1957”