‘We’re not a gang’: the unfair stereotyping of African-Australians


Media reports about crimes committed by ‘African gangs’ have led to increased scrutiny of Melbourne’s Sudanese community

It’s just after 6.30pm at the Ross Reserve in Noble Park in Melbourne’s outer south-eastern suburbs, and players from the Sandown Lions Football Club are arriving for training.

They train three times a week, even during the off season.

Muz 4dEach arrival is greeted with a round of handshakes and a wary glance at our camera.

During a week in…

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