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I'm a Pacific Islander rugby mum and I don’t want my son ending up like Suaalii or Folau

I'm a Pacific Islander rugby mum and I don’t want my son ending up like Suaalii or Folau

More than 40 per cent of the players are of Pacific Islander descent. So where are the Pacific Islander coaches and TV presenters?

  • by Danielle Mahe

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'Easy thing to do is nothing': Players to take stand against racism
Australian Women's cricket team

'Easy thing to do is nothing': Players to take stand against racism

Meg Lanning's team will form a Barefoot Circle before their game against New Zealand in recognition of the inequality between black and white Australia.

  • by Andrew Wu
Police cancel holidays, prepare for Breonna Taylor decision
Courts

Police cancel holidays, prepare for Breonna Taylor decision

Taylor, an emergency medical worker, was shot eight times by officers who entered her home using a no-knock warrant.

Questions swirl about possible racial bias in Twitter image function
Technology & democracy

Questions swirl about possible racial bias in Twitter image function

A graduate student found the tool would crop out images of President Barack Obama when posted alongside Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell.

  • by Avi Asher-Schapiro
The legacy of Inglis, Goodes and Latrell: Naden breaks silence on alleged racial abuse
NRL 2020

The legacy of Inglis, Goodes and Latrell: Naden breaks silence on alleged racial abuse

Brent Naden has spoken to one of the men involved in the incident and the NRL has closed its investigation.

  • by Michael Chammas
Johannisen speaks up, for his daughter
AFL 2020

Johannisen speaks up, for his daughter

When George Floyd was killed and the Black Lives Matter movement catapulted into worldwide consciousness, Jason Johannisen felt it was the right time to speak up.

  • by Daniel Cherny
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'Lazy' criticism result of racial stereotypes, says Khawaja
Australian cricket

'Lazy' criticism result of racial stereotypes, says Khawaja

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja believes criticism of him as a "lazy" player is rooted in racial stereotypes and thinks cricket needs to do more to attract players from more ethnically diverse backgrounds.

'Lame': Holding hits out at Australia for not taking the knee
Australian cricket

'Lame': Holding hits out at Australia for not taking the knee

West Indies great Michael Holding has taken aim at Australia and England for not supporting the Black Lives Matter movement in their Twenty20 series.

  • by Andrew Wu
Which recent Oscar contenders wouldn't meet new standards? It's complicated
Oscars

Which recent Oscar contenders wouldn't meet new standards? It's complicated

Under new standards announced this week, five of this year's nine best picture nominees might have fallen short on screen. But they may have qualified anyway.

  • by Karl Quinn
'Blatantly racist': Cricket Australia condemns abuse aimed at Dan Christian
Australian cricket

'Blatantly racist': Cricket Australia condemns abuse aimed at Dan Christian

A social media troll questioned Dan Christian's Aboriginality based on his appearance, days after the all-rounder addressed "casual racism" in an online panel discussion.

  • by Andrew Wu
University apologises for setting up segregated online sites
USA

University apologises for setting up segregated online sites

A statement by the university near Detroit came after two virtual “cafe” events were held with one advertised as a “non-POC Cafe” for non-people of colour.