This photo just came up on my Facebook timeline with a caption from the person who screenshotted it saying:
“So this is Australia in 2013 - My best friend, may hard working, loving friend has been trolled by someone who is meant to be her competitor. This is racism, this is offensive. I’m actually so anger by this, the LFL need to discipline this ‘woman’ #racismitstopswithme”.
Welcome to Australia friends where blackface and golliwog jokes are a commonality….
Help us raise awareness about Indigenous rights so that all Australians are recognised equally.
She posted a clarification on Tumblr noting, “I have always wanted to go to Africa (to teach english) but haven
Assumptions on identity
Hi, nice to meet you – my name is Ebony.
It’s a line will often encourage stupidity. Whether it…
Watch the Australian documentary on Indigenous NFL player Jesse Williams here: http://www.watchseries-online.eu/2013/09/away-from-country-s01-e01-jesse-williams-the-monstar.html
Am I Black Enough for You by Anita Heiss
Indigenous Australia for Dummies by Larissa Behrendt
Anita’s 100 Black Book Challenge - http://anitaheissblog.blogspot.com.au/2011/04/anitas-bbc-black-book-choice-reading.html
Songs & Artists
The Last Kinection
Black Arm Band
Movies & TV series
The First Australians
Indigenous Excellence on Twitter: www.twitter.com/IndigenousX
Indigenous bloggers – www.deadlybloggers.blogspot.com
General info - http://www.creativespirits.info
Sydney Travel tips
Check out the Purple Goanna café in Redfern - http://bushfoodsensations.com/purple-goanna/
Take a ride on the Tribal Warrior harbor cruise - http://www.tribalwarrior.org
Anita Heiss’ 2 days in Sydney suggestions - http://www.mamamia.com.au/travel/anita-heiss-takes-you-on-tour-of-aboriginal-sydney-and-culture-in-two-days/
Dope publication by my mate Matt Heffernan who is currently in NYC at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
And in the words of Biggie - If you don’t know, now you know…..
If you weren’t hearing alarm bells before now they should be deafening you now!