I wrote about the changing nature of racism from overt to covert, here. Enjoy the read... Here is a confronting example: while race-based legislation may be gone, Aboriginal children are being removed from their families at a higher rate than ever before. While the majority of Australians condemn overt racism, Aboriginal children are quietly being taken away … Continue reading The Changing Nature of Racism
Here's something I wrote for IndigenousX late last year. Sorry it has taken so long to post! Cultural Awareness Training Is Not A Punishment, Or A Cure-All For Institutional Racism by Eugenia Flynn As the collective consciousness of the globalised world becomes more and more raised, racism appears to be on the way out along … Continue reading Piece in IndigenousX on institutionalised racism
Here's the link to when I was on the Race Card podcast. Love them - be sure to listen to other episodes as well! http://podtail.com/podcast/race-card/race-card-episode-19/
This isn't the first time my realness has been questioned. Since childhood I have been asked if my racial mix is real, or responded to as if it is something astonishing. As a convert to Islam, you should see peoples' heads explode when I add that one in too, or the way people try to 'figure me out' … Continue reading Proud to be your worst nightmare
It has been a minute since I published on this blog and it's been even longer since I published something exclusively for this space. I want to say thank you to everyone who has supported my writing and to all the publishers who have accepted my work and organisers who have asked me to speak … Continue reading Strength, in numbers? Strength in me.
Update: You can read this piece online here - https://issuu.com/hystericalfeminisms/docs/issue5_reconstructed_with_color Okay people, my ruminations on Feminism are in the awesome UK magazine HYSTERIA (photo by Bjork Grue Lidin) Check them out at: www.hystericalfeminisms.com
This piece caused a lot of conversation....or controversy (however you want to look at it). Anyway, read and enjoy! Big thanks to Crikey for publishing it: "At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a … Continue reading Australia Day? Survival Day? Invasion Day?