Summer time and time to cool off in a pool or lake? The statistics reveal that race complicates the issue: in the U.S., Black people drown at five times the rate of white people.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
We may celebrate the contributions of newcomers of the past; however, we make the integration process difficult. Some immigrants turn to business to fill the gaps for themselves and their community.
Sandra Oh's recent Emmy nomination for 'Killing Eve' is a sign of appreciation of her work but also a symbol of hope for the author as a former actor and as an academic.
American support of the formula industry comes at the cost of the health and lives of Black and brown babies, at home and abroad.
A recent controversy surrounding Québec director Robert Lepage has had some people claiming to be colour-blind when in comes to race. But nothing could be further from the truth.
White supremacists push an agenda that have their followers believing they are in danger of extinction. But their 'race suicide' ideas are based on 100-year-old unscientific and racist research.
A jury found Peter Khill not guilty of second-degree murder of Jonathan Styres, an Indigenous father of two. Questions about jury selection and the justice system are raised by one of the jury triers.
Is blackface ever innocent? Is it less racist when a Black person enacts it as a statement of resistance? Because of our history of deep and ongoing racism in Canada, the answer is no.
Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.
A recent study reveals that immigrant-serving organizations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador do not demonstrate an awareness of racially diverse LGBTQ immigrants.
In activist circles a conversation is taking place about the lives of white killers and how their lives might matter more to police than everyday Black folks.
Black Canadians encounter systemic bias when banking and can have a hard time obtaining loans for their businesses. Mutual aid co-operatives can offer some true alternatives.
Racism affects us emotionally and physically. Prof. Roberta K. Timothy offers eight ways to strategically empower and care for oneself when dealing with everyday racism.
Black students need support within an academy that marginalizes them. Other--othering -- a philosophy of care that recognizes the holistic impact of racism is one solution.
Newfoundland and Labrador's economic development plan includes attracting more immigrants. But the province needs to acknowledge the difficulties of systemic racism if it wants the plan to succeed.
Montreal resident Lucy Francineth Granados was deported to Guatemala last week. Media representations play an important role in these situations and exert much power over how we imagine our nation.
Racial bias likely played a role in the Gerald Stanley case. This article explains how racial dynamics and process failures enabled systemic racism to play a part in Stanley’s acquittal.
The lead villain of Black Panther is a complex character who represents years of conflicting debates among African American leaders about how to achieve Black liberation.
In the acquittal of Gerald Stanley we must remember how one-sided systematic remembering in Canada has been. We must remember how Canadian-state law created the myth of the homesteader as Wheat King.