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.
According to freely available data, it seems that the indigenous youth of this nation are being unfairly targeted by the NSW police.
There’s a reason why instances like blackface only reoccur here. We’re a racist country, operating on what our parents taught us – and I’m no different.
In an Australian first, an inquest is looking into what effect systemic racism played in the death of indigenous woman Tanya Day.
You could say that I’m a product of my environment, however, my fear of the other has followed me throughout my entire life. It’s taught me one particular lesson.