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“Please don’t let it be a Muslim”

“Please don’t let it be a Muslim” | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Muslims must always prove beyond an unreasonable doubt that we are patriotic, and outraged over things we didn't do
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Islam and Indigenous Australia

Islam and Indigenous Australia | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Indonesian fishermen, Afghan cameleers and US civil rights activist Malcolm X are all part of the surprising history of Islam and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, writes Janak Rogers.
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#InstagrammingAfrica: The Narcissism of Global Voluntourism » Sociological Images

#InstagrammingAfrica: The Narcissism of Global Voluntourism » Sociological Images | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
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Young people the target for indigenous recognition crusader

Young people the target for indigenous recognition crusader | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Charlee-Sue Frail, a young Ngemba woman, is spearheading the campaign to raise awareness and support for indigenous constitutional recognition among young people.
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Racism on the rise in Australia: migrants report cultural shift

Racism on the rise in Australia: migrants report cultural shift | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Dealing with prejudice is a way of life for many Australians. Cosima Marriner and Natalie O'Brien spoke to a range of people about how they have risen above discrimination.
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George Brandis' Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I've encountered

George Brandis' Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I've encountered | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most remarkable thing about George Brandis’ now infamous comment this week that Australians “have the right to be bigots” is that it was so unremarkable. Sure, it’s a grating soundbite, but as a matter of substance it’s entirely obvious. Of course we have a right to be bigots. We always have.
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Why bigotry is not OK, Mr Brandis

Why bigotry is not OK, Mr Brandis | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Whether it's in their treatment of asylum seekers, their policy of secrecy or their intention to amend the Racial Discrimination Act, it seems that the Abbott government is intent on destroying Australia's moral compass.
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Here's an Ad about R--skins that its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl

Here's an Ad about R--skins that its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
2 minutes | The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl. You should watch it and share it anyway.
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Is My School Racist? | Teaching Tolerance

Is My School Racist? | Teaching Tolerance | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it

Mica Pollock, editor of Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School, calls on educators to develop an “everyday consciousness” about the relevance of race in schools. Be aware, ask questions and “keep inquiring,” says Pollock, who is the director of the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence at the University of California, San Diego.

 

Pollock offers four questions as a starting point for assessing and addressing institutional racism in a school setting:

 
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Tess Kougi's curator insight, November 3, 2013 2:39 AM

This is an article written about segregation of black and whites in schools in America. Even though schools in Australia aren't as extreme as this with racism there's still important things to be learnt from this article. Main issues could be discussed in a humanities class, or any class for that matter. 

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Liberated by listening: How cross-cultural story-telling sets us all free

Liberated by listening: How cross-cultural story-telling sets us all free | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it

I grew up in the minority-majority city of Miami. The “dominant” culture consisted of several ethnic minority populations. The rarity of this became obvious to me when my white adoptive parents carted me across the county to small town Minnesota, where minorities, are well… actually a minority. It’s like that old adage: “How does a fish know when it’s wet?” Even though I’d always been a minority, so was everyone else. Because of this, my unique perspective felt normal.

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Australian multiculturalism: learning from Europe's failings - Mongrel Nation - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australian multiculturalism: learning from Europe's failings - Mongrel Nation - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Across Europe governments are declaring multiculturalism a failed experiment and one that’s led to social disorder. Is Australia bound to replicate this?
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Five experiences with racism in Australia

Five experiences with racism in Australia | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
After the Adam Goodes affair, five high-profile Australians from different generations discuss their personal experiences of racism.
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Girls shown the door after racist bus rant

Girls shown the door after racist bus rant | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
A Sydney bus driver has been praised for his actions after ejecting a group of teenage girls when they began racially abusing another passenger, in the latest case of racism to blight the city's public transport system.
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GOP Official Apologizes To ‘Colored People’ For Using Racial Slur

GOP Official Apologizes To ‘Colored People’ For Using Racial Slur | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Jim Gile, a Republican commissioner in Saline County, Kansas, used an offensive racial slur during an argument with a fellow commissioner, but he wants everyone to know that he isn’t a racist because he’s “built Habitat homes for colored people,” ...
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He Was Sick Of Racists Crying ‘Free Speech,’ So He Grabbed A Mic And Free Speech'd Right Back

He Was Sick Of Racists Crying ‘Free Speech,’ So He Grabbed A Mic And Free Speech'd Right Back | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it

All I will say about this hilarious smackdown comedian Aamer Rahman gives the "racism is no big deal" crowd is that I really, really, really want to give away the punchline, but I won't, because that would be a tragedy for you.

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Gillian Triggs steps up criticism of Racial Discrimination Act changes

Gillian Triggs steps up criticism of Racial Discrimination Act changes | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs labels planned changes to the Racial Discrimination Act as bad law.
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Studies Confirm the Dehumanization of Black Children and the ‘Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline’

Studies Confirm the Dehumanization of Black Children and the ‘Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline’ | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
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Resistance to Racism Intensifies in the Netherlands

Resistance to Racism Intensifies in the Netherlands | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
In the face of these dehumanizing and marginalizing processes, Dutch Moroccan youth have grown restless with the current system.
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Race law debate touches emotional chord – in parliament and out

Race law debate touches emotional chord – in parliament and out | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
‘For people who have experienced racism, it is a deeply personal debate,’ says Labor senator Penny Wong
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Video: Comedian Gives A Perfect Explanation Of Why Theres No Such Thing As Racism Against White People

Aamer Rahman (Fear of a Brown Planet) - Reverse Racism Posted By Abdul
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Yes, you can have a Chinese girlfriend and still be racist

Yes, you can have a Chinese girlfriend and still be racist | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Lola Okolosie: Conservatives can't be racist because so many of them have foreign wives? Here are six reasons why that's not a great argument
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 4, 6:53 PM

Similar to that "I have a black friend" or "I don't see color"

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Today in post-racial America: University of Alabama sororities won’t let black women pledge

Today in post-racial America: University of Alabama sororities won’t let black women pledge | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it

Roll Tide! Except if you happen to be a black woman. The University of Alabama’s student paper the Crimson White is reporting that at least four sororities at the school will not allow black students to pledge. The sororities Alpha Gamma Delta, Tri Delta, Chi Omega, and Pi Beta Phi all blocked two qualified black students from pledging this fall, and the school’s paper says it’s because of their skin color and alumni influence over the selection process.

 
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bell hooks on Trayvon Martin (for realz) & forgiving George Zimmerman

bell hooks on Trayvon Martin (for realz) & forgiving George Zimmerman | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
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Calls for Aussies to take a stand against hateful rants

A PERSON branded as lower than a rat and a new citizen called a migrant scumbag are among spiralling reports of racist slurs in Victoria.
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“Please don’t let it be a Muslim”

“Please don’t let it be a Muslim” | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Muslims must always prove beyond an unreasonable doubt that we are patriotic, and outraged over things we didn't do
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International student speaks out on racism | Meld Magazine - Melbourne's international student news website

International student speaks out on racism | Meld Magazine - Melbourne's international student news website | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
SOUTH African student Nkandu Mwenge speaks out on racism and his personal brush with a less savoury side of Melbourne. But it's the lack of dialogue on race, he says, that's most concerning.
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