Years of research show that Indigenous, Black and racialized people experience over-policing but also, under-policing, as was the case with the RCMP investigation into Colten Boushie's death in 2016.
Hollywood movies have long leaned into colonial representations of the tropics: imagined as romantic palm-fringed coasts full of abundance, but also scary places full of pestilence and primitiveness.
The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
The invisibility of anti-Asian racism is inextricably connected to the model minority myth, which serves to disguise the violence experienced by Asian American and Asian Canadian women.
In trying to make sense of the recent mass killing in Georgia, it's important to see that it was more than just violence against women and anti-Asian hate.
This is the full transcript for Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 2: How to deal with the pain of racism — and become a better advocate.
Mindfulness practices may help one examine long-held cultural assumptions, allowing one to better respond to current critical issues such as climate change and systemic racism.
This is the full transcript for Don't Call Me Resilient, episode 1: What’s in a word? How to confront 150 years of racial stereotypes and language.
'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' the best seller of the 19th century, is not a relic from the past. The complex Uncle Tom figure still has a hold over Black politics.
The outrage over the teen film 'Cuties' diverts attention from the social structures that enforce conflicting expectations on young women.
Anti-black violence exists against the backdrop of the political and cultural dehumanization of Black people. How did this happen and where do we go from here?
Even as skin-whitening products rebrand, they are still selling racism under the guise of wellness and youth.
Putting pressure on corporate sponsors is a tactic that has worked when it comes to changing racist team names. But it's not enough to address systemic racism.
In the wake of protests about systemic racism, sports teams are under increased pressure to lose their racist nicknames. An Inuit scholar calls on the Edmonton Eskimos to do the right thing.
The University of Waterloo sent out a statement that banned the use of the N-word on its campus, including classes. They did not consult Black faculty before doing so.
Another world is possible when we defund and reimagine policing as we know it. A review of police budgets could mean more money towards community initiatives.
There is no good police versus bad police. Police are police. They are the states' organ of repression. There are a myriad of better scenarios than the current one.
Nursing homes and long term care in Canada are predominantly staffed by immigrant women, migrants and refugees — mostly women of colour.
Black and immigrant communities in Canada are more vulnerable to COVID-19.
Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19. Subject to death on both the public health and policing fronts, we will not be silent.