THE WEEKLY #204: BLACK LIVES MATTER RALLY ADELAIDE
Thousands turned out today in the city of Adelaide in solidarity with Minneapolis, justice for George Floyd, and the fight against racism in the U.S.A. It was also an important day to look at life in our own backyard where Indigenous Australians and other minorities also battle against systemic racism and still fight to this day for a ‘fair go’.
George Floyd died at the hands of police while in custody and his horrific death has sparked protests across the globe. In our country there have been 434 deaths of Indigenous Australians in police custody since 1991 with no officer convictions or consequences. This isn’t an American issue it is well and truly our issue as well and today thousands joined together to ask the question of those in power for answers.
On a personal level, I gained significant insight while listening to the speeches of Indigenous leaders and with calls of ‘Enough is enough!’, it was clear to hear the frustration and fat.... Continue Reading at Journey Era