You know…. I don’t always want to state my views or opinions on things. But because this IS the field I work in, imma drop a little something. We need to level up as Black People, minorities really, and do more for our communities. Instead of trying to fit our oval asses in a triangular house. 🤷🏿♀️ After all of this time, the joke is still on US. A little less, “ tryna make fetch happen” and a little more OWNERSHIP, is what we need. Like, owning all of our content! Owning our tv/radio shows, films, blogs, magazines and businesses. Create and own award shows that highlight our achievements in EVERY FIELD. Maybe then we wouldn’t feel so forgotten, overlooked or not worthy enough of a seat at a table that wasn’t designed for us to sit at in the first place. MOST DEFINITELY easier said than done. But man, just some food for thought. 👁🔮
Zvuči ti malo patetično, ljigavo, glupavo… Znam, znam, u pravu si. Al’ dobro, ajde za trenutak pređi preko toga i napregni svoj zakržljali moronski mozak i pomisli kad si ti uradio nešto što bi nazvao prava stvar? Šta su to prave stvari? Šta je to što te pokreće, što te diže kad padaš, što te gura napred… Šta ti bar za trenutak stvori iluziju da nisi jedan običan moron nego živo biće sposobno da misli? Dakle, šta je za tebe prava stvar?
101 years ago today, Gough Whitlam was born. This is what Gough did:
Basics - Introduced universal healthcare - Introduced no-fault divorce - Introduced Racial Discimination Act - Introduced the Trade Practices Act - Established Family Court - Established Legal Aid - Made unis free - Sewered poor suburbs - Abolished (federal) death penalty - Replaced ‘God Save the Queen’ with ‘Advance Australia Fair’ - gave the NT and ACT representation in the Senate
International stuff - Scrapped the draft - Freed those guilty of refusing the draft - Ordered home all Aussie troops in Vietnam - Started relations with China - Forbid ‘whites only’ sports teams - Voted for sanctions on apartheid South Africa at UN - Granted independence to PNG - Scrapped White Australia policy - Established Multiculturalism policy - Got France to stop Nuclear tests nearby
Women - Reopened the equal pay case at the Arbitration Commission - Set up women’s shelters - Made The Pill easier to get - Introduced single-mum welfare support - Established a “Women’s Adviser” to the PM (first in the world!)
Arts - Funded arts bigtime - Raised minimum local content standards - This meant more Aussie stuff on TV/movies/radio/stage - Established Triple J, multicultural radio stations and FM radio. - Established Australian Film Commission - Established Australian Council for the Arts - Established National Gallery of Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Established Department of Aboriginal Affairs - Funded existing Aboriginal Legal Services - Set up new ones - Gave the Gurindji people deeds to part of their land - Pushed for more ATSI land reform
Environment - Introduced environmental protection laws - Ratified World Heritage Convention - Established protections for the Great Barrier Reef - Established Australian Heritage Commission
That ain’t even all of it. Thank you Gough Whitlam.