Recently, specious claims against critical race theory have been showing up in Canada. School boards are being questioned about their anti-racism policies and the teaching of CRT to students.
In today’s episode of Don’t Call Me Resilient, we speak with two Canadian educators who explain how using critical race theory in their classrooms helps both students and teachers.
Rethinking accountability structures, how to engage parents and the community and how to support anti-racist leadership competencies all matter.
We’re launching the third season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
An analysis of international relations syllabi shows race and gender studies are barely mentioned.
The large budgets allotted for urban policing must be reconsidered so that communities can explore safer alternatives.
Until Black women can wear their hair how they want without risk of ridicule, reprimand or termination, a joke targeting Black hair is no laughing matter.
President Joe Biden’s nominee for the US Supreme Court withstood four days of hearings and was confirmed to become the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court.
When speakers seek to responsibly disseminate knowledge they must be aware of their audience and how what they are saying may resonate.
Plantation museums could be ideal venues for students to learn about the nation’s history of race-based slavery, but only if they stop whitewashing the horrors of what took place on their grounds.
A vital step in achieving the kind of action and change that CRT proposes is for each of us to be intentional and steadfast in our convictions to dismantle racist and oppressive power structures.
A scholar compares the debates over banning books in school today to a similar clash of ideas that took place during the Reagan era.
Medical schools need long-term equity planning and built-in accountability measures in order to help realize a larger vision of anti-racist and inclusive health care.
Ensuring that every Black youth sees Back teachers at school is one critical piece of addressing systemic racism in schools.
Nationalist myth has associated ‘true Mexicanness’ with being ‘meztizo’ — a racial and cultural mix of Indigenous and Spaniard, even while the state enacted policies to assimilate Indigenous Peoples.
As more countries flirt with democratic backsliding, we should all be concerned. We can look to academic freedom as a gauge.
Miranda’s role as the anxious, fumbling white woman is disappointing. Some might find that Miranda is a reflection of the anxiety and fear that white women experience.
School board elections are becoming increasingly fractious and political events, with candidates focused on one or two issues. An education policy scholar explains why that’s a worrisome trend.
Accountability measures matter for addressing the urgent problem of anti-Black racism. A new Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement at the Toronto District School Board is taking action.
Critical race theory is often distorted by GOP politicians and pundits to stir up its Trump base. But CRT is needed more, not less, argues one legal scholar, to explain American racial disparities.