What does it mean to be a settler of colour in Canada? Has the symbolism of the Canadian flag changed since the Ottawa convoy?
Universal schemes aimed at classifying populations by ‘race’ or ‘ethnicity’ can force us into a game of competing for better positions within a racial hierarchy.
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.
This is not a drastic approach or a political agenda, but a call to open up spaces for conversations about racism, about whiteness, about race with white people listening and not centring themselves.
Your background and life experiences seep into the mind’s eye, quietly shaping whether you believe your dreams can come true.
Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
When young people plan a mass shooting, especially at a school, they typically reveal their plans in advance. Two scholars weigh in on whether the warning signs are being heeded in the right way.
A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
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.
Many Black audiences are justifiably weary of works about their community told from white perspectives. But authorship isn’t always black and white.
The insistence on preserving the team name – along with fan traditions like the ‘tomahawk chop’ – is even more glaring given the city’s links to the civil rights movement.
Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
Years before Colin Kaepernick was born, Robinson wrote, ‘I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a Black man in a white world.’
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the highest court in the land.
Solidarity must never be attempted through the erasure and homogenization of people’s lived experiences.
People may be more willing to boycott a retailer over an act of injustice that takes place at the store if the source of the story was Black – even if the incident happened to a white person.
Spanish musicians are increasingly producing reggaetón music while ignoring the colonial history of Spain and South America and also erasing its Black roots in the process
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s potential elevation to the highest court in the land.
The racism seen in the Ukraine refugee crisis reflects a long legacy of how the West defines who is human. We need a new definition that respects the dignity of all humans.
We must demand safety for all refugees, not just Ukrainian nationals.