An undated photo of Neil Stonechild.
Neil Stonechild was a 17-year-old who froze to death; some of the last people to see him alive were two police officers. His story can motivate Canadians to better Indigenous police relationships.
Don Cherry, left, at the Manitoba Legislature building in Winnipeg, September 2009, as part of the “Honouring Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Day,” and Archie Bunker, right.
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Without implying that Don Cherry is deserving of a second chance given his track record, it wouldn't be a bad thing if bridged differences resulted in redemption instead of cancellation.
L'appel des camps, Street Art, bâtiment de la “Tour Paris 13”, avant destruction dans le cadre d’une opération de rénovation urbaine.
We have entered a resurgent age of racism wherein discrimination is globalised, normalised and weaponised.
Don Cherry, seen here in 2014 as Rogers unveiled its team for the network’s NHL coverage, has rasied difficult questions for Canadians.
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Can Canadians pick up Don Cherry's discussion from here, and have respectful and inclusive discussions about how we can do better in terms of how we treat and regard newcomers?
Youngsters play pond hockey in Ottawa on Christmas Day 2018.
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Don Cherry's recent divisive and discriminatory comments remind us of how white hockey remains. It's time to transform the sport into a more inclusive pastime.
The British Tribe Next Door.
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Critics who called the show featuring Scarlett Moffatt 'racist' need to look at their own prejudices.
Black servicemen from WWII faced limited options and denial as they sought GI benefits after the war.
Although the GI Bill enabled generations of former service members to acquire higher education and enter the middle class, the bill's benefits were distributed in ways that create uneven outcomes.
Mario Balotelli was targeted by racist supporters in Verona in November 2019.
Race is embedded into the way many Italians look at themselves. The Italian nation is thought to be constituted first and foremost by white Catholics.
A lawsuit alleges that the way Mississippi will elect its governor on Tuesday is racist.
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A Mississippi law that allegedly makes it 'more difficult for African-
American-preferred candidates to win elections' will still be in place when voters choose a new governor Tuesday.
Fred Rogers rehearses with some of his puppet friends in Pittsburgh,.
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A new film on beloved children's television icon Fred Rogers hits theaters next month. Rogers' moral values contributed to the power and appeal of his neighborhood.
African Americans have worse health outcomes and die earlier than whites.
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The recent death of Elijah Cummings at age 68 underscores a disturbing statistic: black men die, on average, five years younger than white men. A study shows racism's effects on gene activity.
Cancer rates are rising among Inuit and critical oncology specialists and treatments are often located in urban centres, thousands of kilometres away from remote communities in Inuit Nunangat.
A 'shared decision-making' model enables collaboration with Indigenous communities within Canada's health-care system - to respond to TRC Calls to Action and address rising cancer rates.
Mmusi Maimane, leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance.
Because it's a blend of political influences the transition it is facing has, inevitably, had an existential effect on the Democratic Alliance.
Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium with an anti racism banner on match day, April 13 2019.
Online abuse and institutional racism are ruining the beautiful game.
Algorithms can reinforce existing biases in society.
The fundamental problem with AI is it is often riddled with society's existing biases and prejudices.
Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh debate a point during the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Mon., October 7, 2019.
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If Canadians are to address the continuing significance of racism, we had better make up our minds to do so head on.
Some of Watts’ ancestors were deeply rooted in the old attitudes of “white Australia”, while his wife is from Hong Kong, and his children Eurasian-Australian.
Tim Watts on Australia’s changing identity.
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Tim Watts joins Michelle Grattan to discuss his new book, The Golden Country, in which he reconciles his family's past and present, and explores the question of what it means to be Australian.
The sexist trolling of Tayla Harris (left) focused attention on the lack of online moderation by the AFL when it comes to women’s football.
Consciousness-raising is a laudable goal for the AFL, but on race and gender issues, it needs to lead to clear actions, not just words.
Scheherazade and the sultan by the Iranian painter Sani ol molk (1849-1856) in One Thousand and One Nights.
Aladdin draws on hundreds of years of anti-Muslim sentiment in western culture.
The Mississippi House of Representatives can choose the winner of a gubernatorial election under certain circumstances.
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Electing a governor in Mississippi requires more than just a majority vote. That election law came about during a time of racist and anti-democratic voting laws meant to entrench ruling parties.