‘Wild Black Women’ Chelsea Bond and Angelina Hurley talk about all the things that made them ‘wild’ this week.
On let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Amnesty International’s Indigenous Rights Manager Tammy Solonec about Western Australia must end solitary confinement of children. The report found the young people were ‘probably’ held in conditions that constituted solitary confinement under international law and, if so the Department of Justice was in breach of the UN Convention against Torture. Amnesty International welcomes the report’s five recommendations, addressing the main allegations raised by the organisation.
Blues with a Feeling
Shaun is joined in studio by Geoff Achison to chat about and listen to Geoff’s new album Sovereign Town
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Indigenous Rights Campaigners from Amnesty International Australia Uncle Rodney Dillon and Belinda Lowe. We spoke about the action they held outside of Parliament house last week. They held a display of 150 teddy bears and soft toys in a prison cell outside Queensland Parliament House, representing the 150 Queensland childhoods lost each year by children aged 10-13 being locked in children’s prisons. The event marked International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on Saturday.
Wild Black Women – Black Bridezilla is ba-ack! And so too is WBW Book Club with a deadly review.
On this episode of Three Chords & The Truth Paddy and Jen explore all things Swing in Americana.
On Let’s Talk Boe speaks with John Gibson and Fiona Smallwood, the deadly mob from the Oodgeroo Unit the Indigenous unit at the Queensland University of Technology, they both have been working hard to organise the Naidoc week celebrations for QUT which they call “Murri-Ailan Way”. John and Fiona told me the importance of having such an event on campus.
Decolonise Your Diet
Episode 7 “Professor Kerin Odae” – On this weeks episode of We yarn with Professor Kerin Odae.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Goorie writer Melissa Lucashenko, writer of adult literary fiction and literary non-fiction, who has also written novels for teenagers. We yarn about her new book “Too Much Lip”, we also speak about her early life growing up in Brisbane and how she got in to writing.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Professor Lyndall Ryan from University of Newcastle and is a part of the University’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities and the Centre for the History of Violence. We spoke about Professor Lyndall Ryan’s work around creating a map of the Massacres that have taken place around Australia from 1788 till the 1960s. In stage two of her research they added 81 new Massacre sites around Australia. Northern Territory 19, South Australia 13, Queensland 28, New South Wales 17, Victoria 1, Tasmania 3.