Arts and Culture

The Big Issue celebrates Uncle Jack Charles

Posted on: Wed 28 Aug 2019

Venerated artist, writer, Aboriginal elder and 2016 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year Uncle Jack Charles released his memoir Born-Again Black Fella last week.

To celebrate, The Big Issue brings us Letter to My Younger Self, in which Charles details how he went from a life of great disadvantage to becoming everything he is today.

Amy Hetherington, Editor at The Big Issue joins Breakfast’s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann to discuss Uncle Jack and other stories in The Big Issue.

Produced by Tom Mann
Image Sourced: Brisbane Writers Festival



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