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.
Indigenous land defenders: Don’t Call Me Resilient EP 6 transcript.
Part of an Indigenous ancestral trail was cleared by a logging company last summer, despite it being a protected cultural site under Alberta law.
In this episode of our podcast, we take a look at Indigenous land rights and the people on the frontlines of these battles.
Transcript of Don’t Call Me Resilient, Episode 5: Black health matters
When COVID-19 first appeared, some called it the great equalizer. But the facts quickly revealed a grim reality: COVID-19 disproportionately impacts racialized communities.
While many institutions pledged their support for anti-racism work this summer, a health researcher says these ideas need to go further to address the long-term health impacts of internalized racism.
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
For much of its history Canada has encouraged people to come and work in this country. However, racialized migrant workers often face an immigration system designed to leave them powerless.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
Let’s not ignore how the racist philosophy behind residential schools shaped mainstream education. Ryerson foresaw Canada’s continuing evolution into a “civilized,” white, culturally British nation.
The Lou Marsh Trophy was named after the famous sports journalist and editor. But Marsh’s sports coverage of racialized athletes was problematic — should this prompt a renaming of the award?
COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
Transcript of Don’t Call Me Resilient, Episode 3.
Carl James and Kulsoom Anwer discuss the injustices and inequalities in the Canadian education system.
Although school boards have yet to find a systemic way to combat anti-Black racism, educators are in a unique position to correct these injustices.
Designating the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups as terrorists will make it more difficult for them to fundraise, but it won’t necessarily stop the spread of hatred.