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To achieve racial justice, we must self-determine meaningfully

The global spread of the Black Lives Matter movement, triggered by the murder of George Floyd, has forced the Australian mainstream to reckon with the immense scale of Indigenous incarceration and deaths in custody and has created new momentum for change.

Credit: IndigenousX

As activists and advocates embrace opportunities for reform generated by BLM, a key question emerges: how will the BLM movement succeed in curbing racialised police violence and reversing endemic Indigenous incarceration rates where previous efforts have failed?

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Jarrod Hughes, CIJ, IndigenousX, 6 August 2020