Tag Archives: racism

Onshore/Offshore: World Refugee Week in Perth

Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) will be hosting a series of forums at the Fremantle Town Hall during World Refugee Week on Saturday the 24th of June. Onshore/Offshore: Fortress Australia consists of two forums, running from 1PM-5PM, and includes afternoon tea, information and campaign stalls. Deportations and...

The “FUCK THA POLICE” Effect

F. Gary Gray’s smartest decision as the director of 2015’s surprise hit Straight Outta Compton – detailing the meteoric rise of one of gangsta rap’s greatest success stories, Niggaz Wit Attitudes – was to make their hugely popular and controversial hit ‘Fuck Tha Police’ a major thematic...

TAYLOR SWIFT IS NOT A RACIST

The latest, and unlikeliest, person to be slapped with the feared label of a ‘racist’ is country and pop artist Taylor Swift, who drew outrage from a mob of critics after the release of her latest music video Wildest Dreams. The video is argued to have depicted...

THE FEAR OF BEING SEEN AS RACIST

Rotherham, England; A big minister town resting in South Yorkshire. It gained its short-lived notoriety after a smattering of news outlets covered a major story first unearthed by The Times in 2010. Four years later an independent inquiry confirmed suspicions and reported that near 1,400 girls were...