Activism

How the Murdoch press keeps Australia’s dirty secret: John Pilger

‘Nigger Hunt’ by Murdoch Media

Murdoch Media are targeting Aboriginal woman Tarneen Onus Williams in a modern day 'Nigger Hunt' because the Melbourne Rally she was involved in, and all of the other Rallies, are becoming a major threat to the continuation of the neo-colonial celebration on 26th January.

The targeting of Tarneen is a example of what John Pilger was talking about in this 2011 article - about how this mega media outlet has been targeting Aboriginal people. Read more about How the Murdoch press keeps Australia’s dirty secret: John Pilger

Why Being Pro-Black Isn't the Same as Being Anti-White

Why Being Pro-Black Isn't the Same as Being Anti-White

When we have the courage and audacity to reclaim our own humanity, this is how we can heal, this is how we can be better to ourselves and to other people, and this is how we will change the world.

Four Reasons Why Being Pro-Black Isn't the Same as Being Anti-White

 
Wazi Maret Davis Everyday Femenist 16 November 2015 Read more about Why Being Pro-Black Isn't the Same as Being Anti-White

Winyirin (Dooley) Bin Bin the Travelling Lawman who coordinated his countrymen on a pastoral strike from 1942 to 1946

Dooley Bin Bin - Pilbara Strike

The Aboriginal Pilbara Strike.

At the meeting of tribal leaders Winyirin Bin Bin was nominated, in his absence, to work with a non-Aboriginal social reformer, Don McLeod, as a representative of the inland’s Aborigines.

'Dooley' and his kinsman Clancy McKenna sought a minimum wage of thirty shillings per week for Aboriginal station-hands and planned a mass withdrawal of labour if the request were refused. Read more about Winyirin (Dooley) Bin Bin the Travelling Lawman who coordinated his countrymen on a pastoral strike from 1942 to 1946

UN calls WA Legislative Council to dump Barnett's anti-protest laws

Colin Barnett

The United Nations Office of the High Commission on Human Rights has made a rare foray into West Australian politics, calling on the Legislative Council to vote down the Barnett Government’s controversial anti-protest laws.

The laws would create criminal offences punishable by up to two years jail or a $24,000 fine for “physically preventing lawful activity” or possessing any “thing” police suspect was intended to be used for that offence. Read more about UN calls WA Legislative Council to dump Barnett's anti-protest laws

'Liberation' and 'You Are On Aboriginal Land'

"If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. If you have come because your Liberation is bound together with mine, let us walk together".
Lilla Watson, visual artist, activist and academic is often credited with this quote - More info in article

Pay The Rent, You Are On Aboriginal Land - Artist: Marie McMahon Screen Print - More info and history of the screenprints and the the Aboriginal woman featured in the artwork in article Read more about 'Liberation' and 'You Are On Aboriginal Land'

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