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.
How does racism impact the health of racialized communities when it comes to COVID-19? Will these social factors play an implicit role in health-care workers’ decisions?
Fear of COVID-19 has sparked some to react with violent racism towards Asian Americans and Canadians. This is not the first time fear of disease has led to outbreaks of violent anti-Asian racism.
To understand the colonial past is to open the door to understanding the colonial present and future. This understanding is a crucial part of the pathway to real change.
A large body of sociological research has found that in North America, young Asian men are twice as likely as Asian women to be single.
During a crisis, communities seek to come together. But quarantined residents of Wuhan at the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic have had to show their encouragement in a different way.
The mainstream news media has been biased in its reporting and portrayal of Indigenous Peoples on stories about renewable energy projects. What and how can they do better?
Without implying that Don Cherry is deserving of a second chance given his track record, it wouldn't be a bad thing if bridged differences resulted in redemption instead of cancellation.
Do you remember the 1960s sitcom 'I Dream of Jeannie?' The cute show still attracts viewers decades later. Unfortunately, it has also spread some negative stereotypes about Muslims and Arabs.
Aladdin draws on hundreds of years of anti-Muslim sentiment in western culture.