Black people have long faced systemic inequalities in Canada’s justice system. But more equitable sentencing practices could make the process fairer.
Impact of Race and Culture Assessments can reduce the overrepresentation of Black people in the justice system.
Psychologist and professor Monnica Williams, on the left with a patient, is advocating for psychedelics in therapy to heal racial trauma. Right: Psilocybin mushrooms sit on a drying rack in the Uptown Fungus lab in Springfield, Ore.
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Clinical psychologist and professor Monnica Williams is on a mission to bring psychedelics to therapists’ offices to help people heal from their racial traumas. To do this, she’s jumping over some big hurdles.
Police officers are seen in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa in September 2023 at the conservative ‘1MillionMarch4Children’ protest.
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Despite public calls to defund the police in 2020, the budgets of Canadian police forces have continued to rise.
Primary identities are foundational and serve as the core part of an individual’s identity.
Civil rights advocate and legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw speaks in New York City on Feb. 7, 2015.
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First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
The New York Rens played from 1923 to 1948.
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Led by a Black businessman named Bob Douglas, the New York Rens, who played their first game on Nov. 3, 1923, became one of the best basketball teams in the country.
More than 5,000 Black people have been lynched in the US.
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Student journalists are using spreadsheets and databases to examine one of the darkest chapters in American history.
Apartheid ended in 1994 in South Africa, but ‘race’ remains politically salient.
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Critics of the 1994 political settlement largely hail from the black middle class, even though it has been one the principal beneficiaries of South Africa’s social democracy.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
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A sociologist interviewed more than 200 Black workers about their experiences. Here’s what she found.
Leaders of African American, Latino and Native American communities protest the name of the Washington Redskins, November, 2013.
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The book makes invaluable contributions to subjects of race, identity and belonging and how they shape human interrelations.
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What we are already hearing today from those leading the “no” campaign is an echo chamber of Trumpist sentiments for his supporters and acolytes in Australia.
The term BIPOC amalgamates distinct experiences of racism and colonialism and misses those that do not fit within one category, like individuals of mixed ancestry.
Acronyms like BIPOC can highlight the similar ways racism impacts different people. However, they can also gloss over the distinct experiences of communities.
Laura Elizabeth Woollett’s fourth novel cracks open the toxic power dynamics between a privileged huddle of ‘Blondes’ and the culturally diverse girls they seek to marginalise.
An ethicist calls the government’s decision to not support a search for murdered Indigenous women immoral. Pictured here is a protest to support the search in Winnipeg.
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Manitoba’s provincial government has declined to support a search for three murdered Indigenous women, citing health and safety concerns. An ethicist explains why this decision needs to be rethought.
The London Symphony Orchestra has performed music from video games like ‘Starfield’ and ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.’
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The genre has long been viewed as too exclusive, too expensive and too stuffy. Thanks to video games, that’s starting to change.
Some fairy tales aren’t so innocent.
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A lecturer in English literature gets her students to examine children’s books through the lens of race, class and sexuality.
Data used to train AI systems often reflects the racism inherent in society.
Eight GOP candidates for president after they entered the debate hall in Milwaukee on Aug. 23, 2023.
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From immigration and federal spending to Ukraine and the state of American schools, eight GOP presidential candidates had a lot to say.
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Cecilia Rabess’s controversial debut novel explores race, politics and love in the time of Trump.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts attends the State of the Union address on Feb. 7, 2023.
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Two Supreme Court rulings on the use of race appear at odds with each other. Blame Chief Justice Roberts’s ambivalence on race, a constitutional law scholar writes.