Is Australia racist?

Face up to racism with a season of stories and programs challenging preconceptions around race and prejudice. #FU2Racism

Exploring race on screen

Programs airing on SBS and SBS VICELAND that tackle issues relating to race and the community.

Date My Race presenter Santilla Chingaipe explains why rejecting a race of people isn't just a preference, what had her crying on the show, and why she is deleting...
As part of SBS’s Face Up To Racism week, Yassmin Abdel-Magied takes a look at the science that can detect how racism works in the brain, and may offer a way to...
While the answer might appear obvious, documentary Is Australia Racist? proves that the question is complex.

Date My Race

Attraction. That impossible to define phenomena that determines whether we want to shag someone, shack up with them, or hightail it the hell outta there.
The Golden Globe winning half-hour series Atlanta is coming soon to SBS VICELAND. Believe the hype - the surreal Donald Glover comedy Atlanta is absolutely the...

Facing Up

Face up to racism and challenge preconceptions around race and prejudice.

Culture
Do you need to experience racism in order to feel empathy for the victims of racist attacks? A new virtual reality video from SBS will transport users into the receiving end of a racist spray to see h...
Culture
More than 80 years after the Holocaust almost wiped out the Jewish population, it feels like anti-Semitism is making a comeback, again.
Cantonese
Almost 40 per cent of racial attacks occur in public spaces, yet almost half of us are too unsure – or unwilling – to intervene. Dilvin Yasa explains how to react and make a difference.
PopAsia
#FU2Racism. These stars have openly spoken out about facing racism and how they've dealt with it.
NITV
Whenever there is a racist incident in Australia we hear people talk about the need for more education. And, to be fair, a lot of racism that exists does stem from a lack of education but that is only...
Mandarin
A poster declaring "No more Asians," "It's not the face of Australia" and "We speak English," was found covering the faces of Chinese Australian real estate agents on an outdoor billboard ads in Sydne...
Culture
If the Australian screen is dominated by white faces, the theatre is even more so. Candy Bowers, a mixed-race African, reveals the emotional and professional toll this takes on writers and performers ...

Indigenous conversations

Stories bringing Indigenous into Australia’s identity. Celebrating inspiring groups and individuals.

NITV News
As a fair skin Wiradjuri man, Jake Gablonski knows what it's like to be teased and even called a 'liar' for identifying as Aboriginal, but that hasn't stopped him from proudly representing his true he...
Culture
Can art hold the key to reconciliation? Dancer and artist Thomas ES Kelly explains why he thinks so.
Turkish

Indigenous Languages at Risk

Australia's Indigenous languages could be completely wiped out by 2050 according to experts.

NITV
How much do we actually know about the history and concept of this sociological term which is rapidly gaining popularity?
NITV
Associate Professor Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews gives us a snapshot of the research on racism against Indigenous peoples since the 1960s.