Black youth felt their age and inexperience were often disregarded by police officers who held them wholly responsible for knowing and abiding by the law.
Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival brings festivities and fun to the city every summer. But beyond the dances and parades, carnivals are and should be places to protest and raise awareness of injustices.
The media storm that is building on equity work after the death of a Toronto school principal will test Canadians’ commitment to doing the work needed to be done to address racism.
Juneteenth is not an official holiday in Canada, but it is significant for thinking about the history of race, racial relations and education.
The episodes on this playlist span the start of the pandemic with its worldwide demonstrations against anti-Black racism, to the most recent violence this winter.
In the face of violent crime, both real and imagined, too many U.S. police forces adhere to racist philosophies about rooting out ‘internal enemies’ as they did hundreds of years ago.
Though difficult to pinpoint, white educators often put forth stereotypes when they discuss Black students among themselves, new research has found.
As institutions continue to push diversity and cluster hires, they can reinforce the negativity of tokenism.
Corporations may have amped up their diversity statements, but their promises to promote anti-racist cultures without action plans can lead to greater blocks to success for racialized employees.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to Black soldiers who served in the First World War was a good first step, but real action is needed to address racism in the Canadian Armed Forces.
As Canada offers international students additional pathways to residency, we must improve support and retention strategies if we expect students to contribute to our sustained growth.
Through the Scarborough Charter, many Canadian universities committed to fostering alternative ways of knowing. But more must be done to realize that commitment.
She eventually decided to become a public school teacher so she could influence a new generation of Americans.
The recent anti-migrant actions of the Florida and Texas governors reflect specific hatreds that date back to the very beginnings of European settlement in North America.
The study analysed the content of six news outlets from 1994 to 2014, looking at how core socio-economic issues were reported.
The metaphors used to characterize monkeypox can contribute to narratives that help sustain racist, colonial, homophobic and other discriminatory attitudes and beliefs.
Strip searching is a police practice that evokes racial and sexual trauma, and it’s also ineffective. It’s finally time to talk about ending this oppressive police practice.
In addition to undermining universities’ and faculty members’ autonomy, the bill blurs distinctions between free expression and academic freedom, and turns academic freedom into a political weapon.
Instead of looking at anti-Black racism as a one-off moment in the past, it should be looked at as an ongoing systemic issue that should be actively challenged and addressed in a sustained way.
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.