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Indigenous communities celebrate the Aboriginal Flag
Who is Harold Thomas, the man who created the Aboriginal flag? Posted Tue 25 Jan 2022 Harold Thomas designed the Aboriginal flag in 1970.(Supplied: David Hancock) The Aboriginal flag, for the first time, can now be freely used by all Australians. That’s because Harold Thomas, the man who designed the flag, agreed to transfer its copyright to the Commonwealth … Continuer la lecture
The truth is out: Britain’s immigration system is racist. Now let’s fix it.
All parties, including my own, have been complicit in making bigoted laws. Acknowledging this is the first step to rectifying it. Diane Abbott Mon 30 May 2022 A protest march in London against the 1971 immigration bill. Photograph: Frank Barratt/Getty Images The unspoken rationale underlying British immigration policy since the second world war has always … Continuer la lecture
Why is everything white?
Racism on US Campus
Black Native Americans fight for recognition
First Native American U.S. Interior Secretary
The Historical Significance of Deb Haaland Becoming the First Native American Cabinet Secretary Congresswoman Deb Haaland delivers remarks after being introduced as U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next U.S. Secretary of Interior at the Queen Theater on Dec. 19, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. Alex Edelman/AFP—Getty Images By Olivia B. Waxman March 15, … Continuer la lecture
Black Lives Matter changed my life, and my interracial marriage, for the better
by Tineka Smith In a defining year as an African American woman, I realised my white British husband will always be learning about race. ‘For a long while, my husband couldn’t understand, let alone appreciate, just how different the path I tread is from his own.’ Photograph: Roy Hsu/Getty Images/Uppercut Tue 29 Dec 2020 08.00 … Continuer la lecture
Tate restaurant 1920s mural depicted as racist
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/aug/04/tate-removes-reference-to-amusing-restaurant-after-racist-images-in-mural-draw-anger Exclusive: gallery removes reference to venue as ‘most amusing room in Europe’ as calls grow for artwork’s removal The mural in the Rex Whistler restaurant depicts the enslavement of a black child and other racist imagery. Tate Britain has removed a reference to its restaurant as “the most amusing room in Europe” after complaints … Continuer la lecture
‘Silence is violence. Complacency is complicity’
Guardian Australia 6,17 k abonnés Closing Monday night’s Q+A show on ABC, which focused on Indigenous deaths in custody and the global Black Lives Matter movement, actor and writer Meyne Wyatt delivered a powerful speech taken from his autobiographical 2019 play City of Gold. « ‘How are we to move forward if we dwell on the past?’ That’s … Continuer la lecture