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Mar­lene Cum­mins was a young woman when she joined the Bris­bane chap­ter of the Aus­tralian Black Pan­thers. It opened her eyes to pol­i­tics and black pride, but also ex­posed her to shock­ing abuse from within her own ac­tivist com­mu­nity. “I’ve been told, ‘Mar­lene, it’s bet­ter to be quiet’, even by Abo­rig­i­nal women,” she says. “I think it’s time.”

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