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Yale Experts on the Parallel Crises of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism

July 22, 2020 – 7:48 am | Comments Off336 views

Anti-black violence, racism, and injustice are all too ubiquitous in our nation today and throughout history. As people called for actions to solve this crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed striking, long-standing health disparities in our …

Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis

May 2, 2019 – 6:46 am | Comments Off3,335 views

On an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by neo-Nazi skinheads beside a picturesque lake near his home town of Kode in Kungälv, Sweden. He was …

Douglas Todd: To avoid stereotyping, forget being ‘colour blind’

April 23, 2014 – 6:53 am | 2,968 views

Some academic are realizing that recognizing, understanding cultural differences is true path to getting along in multicultural society.
’ve finally figured out why so many Canadians are confused about racism.
My clarity emerged during a conversation about …

CBC Ad Went Wrong: Any race except Caucasian

April 30, 2013 – 6:47 am | 1,784 views

The ad calls for audition submissions for a male host between 23-35 years of age and not white for the “Kids’ CBC” programming block. Yahoo’s Matthew Coutts tweeted that the new host is to appear …

How Canada advances our commitment to combat racism and discrimination? Celebrating March 21st.

March 21, 2013 – 5:30 am | 1,469 views

It is the fact that visible minority groups and Aboriginal people do not enjoy the same benefits of leaving in our democratic society as other population groups. Unequal economic, social and political opportunities result in …