2020 is indeed a turbulent time. But those who find the topics confronting should pause and ask themselves a few questions.
It was the first time Australians fought overseas. Sadly, the reasons were anything but noble. No wonder we kept it quiet.
Unlike other countries who possess a similarly brutal past, Australia seldom addresses it. However, if we want to grow as a nation, it’s something we’re going to have to face.
Charlie Perkins is a name familiar to many, but his acts lesser so. In fact, the man literally spent his life attempting to push us ever closer to equality. A true icon.
The death of George Floyd prompted CNN to quote a Facebook site that had asked its black male readers ‘how old were you the first time a policeman first drew a gun on you?’