Features

Reconciliation Week 2018: Connections

Thank you for joining us for today’s program, ‘Connections’, in recognition of Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week 2018. Today we acknowledge the ongoing anguish felt by families torn apart by government policies that created the Stolen Generations. We grieve that there is still so far to go before we close the gap. In ‘Connections’ we […]

Entertainment

The extraordinary life of Hattie McDaniel

BY EDOARDO MESITI @EdoardoMesiti This year marks two milestones for the late actress and radio personality Hattie McDaniel (1895-1952). Firstly, were she still alive, June 10 would have been her 100th birthday. Secondly, it has been 75 years since she became the first African-American to win an Oscar. She earned the prize for her performance as Mammy, a housemaid, in […]