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

July 22, 2020 – 7:48 am | Comments Off on Yale Experts on the Parallel Crises of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism430 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 …

Poll: British Columbians say systemic racism an issue for police and employers

June 20, 2020 – 2:42 pm | Comments Off on Poll: British Columbians say systemic racism an issue for police and employers14 views
Poll: British Columbians say systemic racism an issue for police and employers

More than half of B.C. respondents to a recent poll said they believe deep-rooted, systemic racism is a serious issue for local police, while one in three feel it is a problem among employers.
The new …

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

May 2, 2019 – 6:46 am | Comments Off on Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis3,404 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 | 3,021 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 | 1,819 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 …