Stories and reflections by Amnesty activists

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Indigenous Rights Campaigner and Bardi Jawi man
Nolan Hunter
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Maggie Munn
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Human Rights Campaigner and former refugee
Shankar Kasynathan
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Aleysha Shafique
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Frances Lee
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Human Rights Activist
Chamira Gamage
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Maneesha Todd
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Amanda Chong
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Keep going on your ally journey with these resources


  • Growing up Aboriginal in Australia by Anita Heiss
  • Talkin’ Up to the White Woman by Aileen Moreton-Robinson
  • Talking to My Country by Stan Grant
  • Australia Day by Stan Grant
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • After Australia by Sweatshop
  • The Tribe by Michael Mohammad Ahmed
  • The Lebs by Michael Mohammad Ahmed
  • Decolonizing Solidarity by Claire Land
  • The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • This Bridge Called My Bank by Gloria Anzaldua & Cherrie Moraga
  • Ain’t I a Woman by Bell Hooks
  • IndigenousX @indigenousx
  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala
  • The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla
  • Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
  • Prisoner to the Streets by Robyn Travis
  • Safe: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space by Derek Owusu
  • Black, Listed: Black British Culture Explored by Jeffrey Boakye
  • Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible by Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené
  • The Little Red Yellow Black Book by AIATSIS with Bruce Pascoe
  • Growing up Asian in Australia by Alice Pung
  • Growing up African in Australia by Maxine Beneba Clarke Ahmed Yussuf
  • Growing up Muslim in Australia Demet Divaroren
  • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo
  • Killing Rage, Ending Racism by bell hooks
  • Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri
  • White Tears / Brown Scars by Ruby Hamad
  • Decolonising Solidarity by Clare Land
  • Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks
  • Feminism Interrupted by Lola Olufemi
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Slavery By Another Name by Douglas Blackmon
  • I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
  • This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand



  • Common Ground (Not-for-profit organisation)
  • Democracy in Colour (Not-for-profit organisation)
  • All Together Now (Not-for-profit organisation)
  • Future Ancestors Services @ancestorsfuture
  • The Conscious Kid @theconsciouskid
  • Speaking of Racism Podcast @speakingofracism
  • Warriors of Aboriginal Resistance @warrevolt
  • No White Saviours @nowhitesaviors
  • Free Them All @freethemall614
  • Vienna Rye @vrye
  • Yellow Borders @yellowborders
  • Check Your Privilege @ckyourprivilege
  • Becky Betterment @beckybetterment
  • Tapioca Starch @tapioca_starch
  • Anticolonial Asian Alliance @aaa_kulinnation / @aaasyd
  • Dallas Feminist Collective @dallasfeministcollective
  • Ericka Hart @ihartericka
  • Lil Native Boy @lilnativeboy
  • BIPOC Talking Wellness @bipoc_wellness
  • Indigenous Action @indigenousaction
  • Blak Business @blakbusiness
  • Fern Collective @ferncollective
  • South Asians For Black Lives @southasians4blacklives
  • Anti-Racism Daily @antiracismdaily
  • Stop Black Deaths in Custody @stopblackdeathsincustody
  • ABC Indigenous (News) @abcindigenous
  • Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance @warrevolt



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