#DefineAboriginal shows what it's like to be Indigenous in the face of racism

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Australian far-right politician Pauline Hanson has been quite the know-it-all recently.

Last week, she claimed the Great Barrier Reef is fine, then on Monday night, she decided that “there’s no definition to an Aboriginal” and a person could be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander by marrying one. 

It’s part of her rhetoric around lobbying to repeal the country’s Racial Discrimination Act, 18C, which makes it illegal to “offend, insult, humiliate or intimidate” someone due to their race or ethnicity.

But with grace, a touch of sass and a large serving of reality, Indigenous Australians have responded with a hashtag: #DefineAboriginal. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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