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Some notes about your anthem

The culture of Aboriginal people has been here for over 60,000 years - this country is not young. And not acknowledging that is erasing us. words by Sky Thomas (Soju Gang) Image by Laura …

Some notes about your anthem It’s been around for less than 40 years. It was originally written as something sung by white male nationalists. In the original “verse two” …

CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS THOSE WHO LEAST CONTRIBUTE TO IT

We seem to know about global warming; we know that polar bears are dying out due to melting ice caps, we’ve been told to ride our bikes instead of drive our cars. We know it’s better to …

Ditch the plastic straws and takeaway cups Buy a reusable water bottle Separate plastics from cardboard Actively campaign for climate action   Climate change …

Bump to This: Mother’s Day Edition

This one right here goes out to all the baby's mamas' mamas, Mamas, mamas, baby mamas' mamas, in celebration of Mother’s Day. Words Bec Sceney  Image @shotbysed   Bump To …

Bump To This is BE’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. This one right here goes out to all the baby's mamas' mamas, Mamas, mamas, baby …

Bump to this: IWD Edition

Bump To This is BE.’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. This edition is dedicated entirely to International Women’s Day, highlighting a handful of …

Bump To This is BE’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. This edition is dedicated entirely to International Women’s Day, highlighting a …

Bump to this: Grammys Edition

Bump To This is BE.’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. Last week was the 61st Grammy Awards and hip-hop artists broke records and made history. To …

Bump To This is BE’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. Last week was the 61st GRAMMY Awards and hip-hop artists broke records and made …

Meet the creatives: Lydia Rui on why storytelling is the remedy

The reality of what we can see on screen makes way for empathy, better communication, forgiveness, understanding and patience. It gives pause for a moment for people to understand each …

Film-maker and photographer Lydia Rui grew up between Australia, Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Singapore, before settling in New York City, where she discovered her passion for …

Bump to this: The Tracks We've Had on Heavy Rotation

This time we have a few new releases and some 2018 classics for you to get down to. Scroll through the list featuring J. Cole, Baker Boy, Tkay Maidza, Bas and DaniLeigh, and link up to our …

Bump To This is BE.’s fortnightly curated list of the tracks that we’ve had on heavy rotation. This time we have a few new releases and some 2018 classics for you to get down to. …

DRMNGNOW - The power of Ancestors

WATCH: This work is about survival. This work is about the power that drives that survival. This work is about the power of Ancestors, the blessing of Ancestors. The importance to recognise …

Neil Morris is a Yorta Yorta Kaieltheban song writer, hip hop artist and producer who uses his music as DRMNGNOW to explore culture, community and country. Through story telling …

Reflecting on the Invasion Day Rally

A week ago today over 100,000 people stood in solidarity with Indigenous Australians across the country, to protest the Australia Day Holiday at the Invasion Day Rally.   POETRY BY LILAH …

January 26 is always heavy. But we show up. We show up for our Indigenous brothers, sisters, aunties, uncles and elders. We show up for those who could not bare to show up and …

Aretha Brown unpacks the Invasion Day Debate

Aretha Brown is an Indigenous Activist from Nambucca Heads, NSW—Gumbaynggir country, who entered the public eye after giving a powerful speech at the Invasion Day Rally in 2017 when she was …

Aretha Brown is an Indigenous Activist from Nambucca Heads, (NSW—Gumbaynggir country), who entered the public eye after giving a powerful speech at the Invasion Day Rally in 2017 …