Ben* has lived across Australia for nearly a decade now. He has called Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne home, yet he has faced overt as well as subtle instances of racial discrimination and harassment across all three cities. Sydney was in some ways, the most brutal where Ben felt a near-constant undercurrent of resentment. He believes
Cosmopolitan magazine published an article about casual racism in the October issue of their magazine (which is no longer on sale). If you missed it, you can download a copy of the article (PDF) thanks to Cosmo! The article features our Everyday Racism app as a solution to teaching people how to speak up against racism.
Based on the turnout at this week’s Comedy Vs Racism event in Sydney, All Together Now declares this event a success! Each of the comedians gave a 5-minute performance, and were then joined by the panelists in deconstructing humour, race, and racism. Some of the themes included the expectation that audiences have from comedians of colour,
Today All Together Now officially launches its new project, Working With Diversity. Working With Diversity shines a light on racism in Australian workplaces and works with businesses to eliminate racism so that employees can work in an environment safe from racial harassment and discrimination. This project started in early 2015 when several of our volunteers disclosed that
If you’re in Sydney on Tuesday 8th March, come along to “Comedy vs Racism”. All Together Now has organised this event in partnership with the City of Sydney as part of the Living in Harmony festival. The event begins at 7PM. Comedy meets commentary in Comedy vs Racism, when three of Sydney’s funniest writer/performers are
Earlier this week, 9news.com.au published an article about a Reclaim Australia supporter – Nathan Paterson – who is upset because people are judging him on his looks. “People judge you just for the way you look, without knowing anything about you, which I think, that’s not fair,” Nathan said. This is our open letter to