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Anita Heiss: Am I Black Enough for You?

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One of the leading Aboriginal Australians involved in the highly controversial Racial Discrimination case that dominated news agendas throughout 2011, writer and activist Anita Heiss charts her experiences as a modern woman in a country obsessed with identity politics. Anita shares her story of growing up with an Aboriginal mother and Austrian father – and explains the development of her activist consciousness – via her provocative new book, Am I Black Enough for You?. In conversation with Martin Flanagan.

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Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan is one of Australia’s most respected sports journalists. He was a regular AFL columnist for the Age for many years, and is the author of over a dozen books – most recently The Short Long Book and On Listening – and A Wink From the Universe, about the Western Bulldogs’ rem... Read more

Anita Heiss

Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central NSW. Anita was a finalist in the 20... Read more

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