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Decolonising Social Work

Social worker, educator, and proud Durrumbal / Killilli and Yidinji woman, Tileah Drahm-Butler joins Areej to talk about her article in Melbourne University’s Pursuit, Decolonising Social Work. Tileah discusses how using narrative…

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Wandering through Wurundjeri Songlines and representation through rapping with JamarzOnMarz

Every autumn and spring, the FUSE festival transforms Darebin into a dynamic hub of creativity. The festival ignites the suburb, bringing together artists, the community, and audiences to visit the parks, theatres, galleries…

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Navigating NIRIN NAARM & Deadly yarns

Earlier this year the 22nd Biennial of Sydney ran from March to October. It was an artist and First Nations-led endeavour presenting an expansive exhibition of contemporary art that connected local communities and…

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Curating masterclasses for a culturally diverse music industry

Creating and ensuring diversity in the music industry is an ongoing and ever-challenging battle. Luckily, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music creators there will soon be more support available. National Manager of…

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Living in the Cool Zone

Living in the “cool zone” sounds great, but not that’s not the case for people actually living in it. Culture and tech writer for Vice/ Motherboard, Gita Jackson joins Areej to discuss what…

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The abandonment of migrant workers, abolishing prejudiced systems & finding blackness in a white world

National Co-director of Democracy in Colour, Neha Madhok joined Areej to discuss the recent report released by the Migrant Workers Justice Initiative, As If We Aren’t Human, that detailed the abandonment of temporary…

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Criticising deaths in custody and delivering culturally safe mental health care

Content warning: The first interview with Dr. Hannah McGlade is heavy and covers distressing topics. If you wish to skip ahead, jump to 17:56

Noongar woman and Senior Indigenous Research Fellow at Curtin…

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Profiling professional cycling’s history of anti-blackness

Senior Lecturer at University of Brighton, Dr. Marlon Moncrieffe joins Areej to discuss his recent piece for The Conversation, Facing up to cycling’s history of anti-blackness. An in-depth article detailing the past…

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Addressing recent issues in American academia with Lauren Michele Jackson, financial and industry support for BIPOC theatre performers, and Solli Raphael’s new book, Spotlight

Author and American culture critic from Northwestern University, Dr. Lauren Michele Jackson joins Areej to talk about her latest book White Negroes ahead of her appearance at Broadly Speaking for the Wheeler Centre…

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Addressing Aboriginal incarceration rates, pop culture and films chat plus Mulalo’s new single & guest mix

Areej is joined by Wamba Wamba First Nations person and Centre Manager of the Indigenous Law Centre UNSW, Eddie Synot who discussed the university’s open letter that called for urgent action to address…

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Diversity in the media and creating a modern day songline for the 21st century

Journalist, radio presenter, and producer, Nicola Joseph discusses with Areej the need for diversity within our media and Media Diversity Australia’s recent report that outlined how behind our country’s media landscape is when…

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Skipping down Sydney’s Science Trail, more support for First Nations musicians and Briggs’ new EP, Always Was

Director of the Indigenous Working Group at Forest Stewardship Council of Australia, Rachel Cavanagh phones in to discuss the Sydney Science Trial, a free digital quest chockablock with interactive games, live-streamed talks and…

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Feminism's forgotten women, racial AI biases and Aboriginal art lifelines

Author of Hood Feminism, Mikki Kendal talks to Areej about the upcoming conversation she will have with Santilla Chingaipe on Saturday, August 15th at the 2020 Melbourne Writers’ Festival. Hood Feminism is an…

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Talkin’ Up to the White Woman with Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson & Growing up Indigenous on Ziggy Ramo’s new Black Thoughts album.

Goenpul woman and academic, Professor Aileen Moreton-Robison joins Areej to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking book Talkin’ Up to the White Woman. A timeless work that undertakes an analysis of…

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Exploring environmental justice for First Nations People, why racial silence and complicity is to blame for indigenous deaths in custody and Okenyo’s new Solo EP

Seed Mob Organising Coordinator, Tishiko King chats to Areej about the Environmental Film Festival of Australia & the online launch and screening of The Condor & The Eagle, a documentary about South…

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Past and Future, looking historically at Black Lives Matter and dreaming up a post-colonial Australia.

Areej is joined by Dr Andrew Peters, a proud Wurundjeri and Yorta Yorta man and senior lecturer at Swinburne University, to discuss the historical elements behind the Black Lives Matter Movement and how…

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Why Australia must stop turning a blind eye to our own black deaths & Media Framing of the issue

Hayden Moon, proud queer Wiradjuri Brotherboy and co-founder of Trans Action Warrang, chats to Areej about their piece for Junkee, Australia Must Stop Turning A Blind Eye To Our Own Black Deaths.

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Kamasi Washington on jazz, life and politics & exploring a Māori cyberpunk city in Umurangi Generation

Legendary jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington jumps on the line to chat with Areej about writing and composing the soundtrack for the recently released documentary about Michelle Obama, Becoming. Kamasi digs deep, chatting about…

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Australia’s economic reliance on international students & how artists prepare for a pandemic

This week on The Rap, Areej is joined by immigration lawyer Sanmati Verma to discuss Australia’s economic reliance on international students and the lack of support being provided to them during the…

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Thinking Through Covid, Hoda Afshar on photography and Sampa in the mix

Areej interviews Dr Bryan Mukandi, a philosopher and lecturer in medical ethics at the University of Queensland, about his piece “Thinking Through Covid-19”. Melbourne based artist and scholar Hoda Afshar talks about her…

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Exploring Covid-19 within the context of Colonialism with Claire G. Coleman

Areej is joined by writer and Noongar woman Claire G. Coleman to discuss her essay for the Koorie Heritage Trust titled “COVID and Colonialism” as part of the KHT Voices series.

Plus, Dr…

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Blak Blogging with YIRRAMBOI and graphic novels with Hamishi

Creative Director of YIRRAMBOI festival and proud Yalukit-willam woman, Caroline Martin, talks to Areej about the commissions for the 2021 YIRRAMBOI festival closing and the launch of their Blak Bloggers Project.

Plus, local…

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New policing powers and the effects of Covid-19 on Australia’s prison plus Afrika Connexions on the mix!

Aboriginal lawyer descended from the Larrakia people of Darwin and legal director at the Human Rights Law Centre, Shaleena Musk discusses with Areej why reducing the amount detainees within confined spaces at immigration…

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Covid-19’s impact on migrant workers and shooting the breeze with Alice Skye

Director of the Migrant Workers Centre, Matt Kunkel, joins Areej to discuss the urgent need for migrant workers to be given access both healthcare and welfare support during the current pandemic and what…

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Building communities and the importance of social justice in the time of a Pandemic

Wondering how to connect with others during the unique time of a Pandemic?  This week, Areej Nur is joined by racial and economic justice campaign Roj Ahmedi, to talk about everything from good…

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Examining how our lives have become our work with Eda Günaydin & The Merindas joins Areej in the studio!

Turkish-Australian writer and scholar, Eda Günaydin phones in to talk about her latest piece, Your Life’s Work, an examination about how our lives have turned into our work. The piece, published on…

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Wiki-edits, decolonization and Afro-futurism

With special guests Hannah Catherone Jones and Caroline Phillips

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The Rap - 19 February 2020

Gunnai-Kurnai & Gunditjmara woman Lidia Thorpe joins Areej for a conversation about Pay the Rent - a campaign and movement established to seek justice and reparations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people…

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The Rap - 12 February 2020

On this episode, Areej is joined by Mimo Mukii, filmmaker and creator of I SEE YOU - a platform established in Melbourne, Australia to discuss and celebrate cinema from Africa and the diaspora…

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The Rap - 5 February 2020

On this episode of The Rap, Areej is joined by Kamilaroi astrophysics student Krystal De Napoli to talk about her research into Indigenous astronomy. Also, Canadian drag artist Weird Alice Yankadic discusses…

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The Rap - 29 January 2020

Creative producer, storyteller and author Alia Gabres discusses her debut children's book Haboba’s House.