The Canadian election has been dominated by old pictures of Justin Trudeau wearing blackface. Instead of focusing on Trudeau's poor behaviour, a larger discussion is needed to act on systemic racism.
A recent study suggests that marginalized youth feel supported and more resilient when adults encourage their ideas and missions to combat stereotypes, racism and Islamophobia.
Decades of inadequate teaching material and resources to support Black students in Ontario means they are severely underserved by their schools.
In Colombia, a 2016 peace agreement does not contain the ongoing violence. Violence escalates as criminal armed groups replace the FARC rebels in a violent battle for land and resources.
As Kashmir faces new challenges, our forms of allyship must also evolve. Perhaps we can learn some lessons from its kitchens.
Last week a young Black scholar at a Canadian conference was detained. Defending oneself against racial profiling has a detrimental impact on the health of racialized people.
Canada's federal government is running out of time before the summer session to pass a bill that would pardon those convicted of minor cannabis possession.
As we celebrate moms this Mother’s Day, let's remember that maternal health is a right that many do not enjoy.
Canadian audiences did not object to Ancestry's ad which romanticized Canada as “Promised land,” but they should have.
Covert power brokers are using cultural, political and economic ideas to influence, shape and inform white nationalist views. They help circulate bigotry by dressing it up as patriotism.
In protecting their children, low-income Black mothers risk being viewed as irrationally overprotective and simultaneously neglectful.
Last year, the word 'intersectionality' hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
Are you heading to Cuba this March break? Think carefully before you bring home your souvenirs. Many of them contain old racist imagery.
Do Canadians like their activism to be communicated in the safest and blandest manner possible?
Stereotypes of Black women continue to impact how they are treated in institutions.
The first NAACP meeting was held in Canada but there is no mention of Black Canadians in the books. This historical absence is a symbol of the invisibility of anti-Black racism in Canada.
It’s easier to accuse someone else of racism than it is to challenge the racist and colonial systems we participate in.
Built on historical research, this article tells the resilient, fascinating and rarely told history of Indigenous women's organizing and resistance in Saskatchewan.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
Old 19th-century agreements between the U.S. government which expelled Indigenous peoples from their land and gave it cheaply to white settlers continue to impact inequalities in the United States.