In 1973, Toni Morrison wrote about the horrors of a violent world, and her longing for escape. In 2019, we need to change very little.
The story of James Harris Jackson, a white man who wanted to hunt black men speaks louder than the words within, in that the promotion of crime in America is still horribly biased.
Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
Recently, Scott Morrison asked us how good Australia was. Not long after, it was July 4, a date where America drinks itself silly on self-love. But upon further examination, neither country is what they think it is.
Despite sharing a name, the Yellow Vest movement in Australia has nothing to do with their French counterparts. In fact, they’re nothing more than another party looking to benefit from hate.
The WWF has had a complicated relationship with race, but one put it aside. That was until Hulk Hogan called out the black hue of my skin.
In this country, we have a problem with racism. To be precise, we fear the word more than we do the act itself.
Yesterday, we laughed off Mark Latham’s suggestion that seemed very much like eugenics. The problem is that similar legislation has been successfully tabled in the past, sponsored by Australia’s elite.
Now that Jussie Smollett has been officially charged with faking his own hate crime, his lie will embolden those he blamed.
This morning, the internet outed Liam Neeson as a racist. However, I don’t blame him, I blame the environment he was raised in, and the culture today that doesn’t see the difference between innocence and guilt.
The strip search of an aboriginal elder on a busy public street has revealed a growing trend in the way the NSW police handle certain members of the public.
Machteld Hali came to this country in the middle sixties and experienced the scale of our racism. Now, she’s doing something about it.
Today, far-right racist garbage will wash over the shores of St Kilda beach. I blame those in power who enabled them, and those who chose to ignore them for the greater good.
The modern fascist arrived in my Inner-West suburb recently, and despite our unison complaint, they’re free to continue their brand of hate. But that doesn’t make us powerless.
Current affairs this week: escalation in the Crimean peninsula, a racially motivated schoolyard assault, student protest against government climate change inaction, and further erosion for the Libs.
Fundamentally, we believe that those with an education possess intelligence. We also believe supremacists do not take in lectures. We are incorrect.
There’s been nothing but kind words for The Book of Mormon, but upon seeing it, I’m wondering if we’re missing something important.
The Toronto mayoral race went according to plan. However, the third-place finisher garnered all the attention. This is Faith Goldy’s world.
According to the ABC, a group of white nationalists joined the NSW Young Liberals back in May. Is it an outlier, or does it represent where we stand as a nation?
Yesterday, Pauline Hanson’s racism-powered vote narrowly failed to pass, making international headlines. But, those who were shocked haven’t been paying enough attention.
Over the weekend, a Facebook post went viral, shocked at the obvious racism of Darwin streets. Having lived there, I know the victim, and I know the behaviour.
When I was growing up, my nan was the person who told me not to judge others. However, I’ve started to notice a change, and I think it has something to do with the television she watches.