Calling out the media for its biased reporting of crimes committed by African Australians is not about defending criminals or failing to sympathise with victims.
- Nyadol Nyuon
No African Australian I know supports criminal activity, thinks it is OK or wishes to excuse it in any way.
What we are trying to do, however, is to highlight that the media consistently reports crimes committed by black people vastly differently from the way it reports crimes committed by white people, and that such difference in reporting does serious harm to entire communities.
A particular gripe…