England players celebrate at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow in 2018.
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To tackle the racial stereotyping rife within football commentary, robust education – and uncomfortable conversation – is critical
The contradictory responses to the recent attack of a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrate the urgent need for more equitable practices in schools.
The recent attack on a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrates that much more needs to be done to address racism in public institutions.
Adding Black studies to university curricula in Canada has been an upward battle.
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities.
In this episode, Roberta Timothy explains why racial justice is a public health issue and talks about why she believes historical scientific racism needs to be addressed. Dr. David Tom Cooke, of UC Davis Health, participated in Pfizer’s clinical trial as part of an effort to reduce skepticism about the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Transcript of Don't Call Me Resilient, Episode 5: Black health matters
In this episode, Roberta Timothy talks about her new international health project, Black Health Matters, and explains why racial justice is a public health issue. In this photo, Dr. Janice Bacon, a primary care physician with Central Mississippi Health Services, gives Jeremiah Young, 11, a physical exam.
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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.
This mural in-progress outside the Apple store in Montréal is a sign of antiracist allyship: will this work help society start to address the long-term health impacts of racism?
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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.
Students often carry the bulk of the burden to combat systemic racism on campus.
Given this evidence of historical anti-racist work at universities, administrators can no longer claim to lack the knowledge of what needs to be done.
Ministries of education need to embed ongoing anti-racist training into their teacher education programs. Short-term anti-bias training has little impact. Here, a school school in Toronto.
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COVID-19 has exposed how systemic racism affects the lives of many racialized students in Canada. But what are some possible solutions?
What can be done to overcome systemic racial inequalities in the education system?
Transcript of Don't Call Me Resilient, Episode 3.
COVID-19 has highlighted longstanding racial inequalities in the education system. Educators say there is a way forward and out of this.
Carl James and Kulsoom Anwer discuss the injustices and inequalities in the Canadian education system.
Ending racism in schools requires a deep understanding of anti-Black racism.
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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.
Scholar Cheryl Thompson discusses racist stereotypes, including the words used by comedians like Dave Chappelle, pictured here, in Toronto, in 2018.
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In this episode of Don't Call Me Resilient, host Vinita Srivastava and scholar Cheryl Thompson dive into the meaning of the n-word and the 150 years of racism embedded in it.
Joe Biden has cast his campaign to “restore the soul of America” as an antidote to the turmoil of the Trump presidency.
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Joe Biden has said he wants to create a cabinet that "looks like America." But getting racialized people into powerful positions should be a means to tackle structural inequalities, not a goal in and of itself.
An annual tradition or a national embarrassment.
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The annual Dec. 5 tradition sees performers don blackface and afro wigs. But a growing number of Dutch citizens believe it's time to wave goodbye to Black Pete.
Some people argue the poor service is because of a stereotype that Black people tip less.
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It's long been known that Black patrons of bars and restaurants tend to get worse service than white customers. What's not been well understood is precisely why.
A man photographs a mural of late actor Chadwick Boseman’s character T'Challa (Black Panther) from the 2018 film ‘Black Panther,’ on Sept. 8, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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Unlike the Hollywood hero he portrayed, Boseman created space for a kaleidoscope of Black masculinities and challenged the narrative that urban Black men are in need of saving.
An operation taking place in 1941 on South Side of Chicago.
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The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus 'science' of eugenics, racism and sexism.
Donald Trump won over the majority of white voters in 2016 and a similar strategy could lead to his victory in this year’s election.
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The history of the United States suggests that, despite what the polls are saying, Donald Trump could be re-elected this November. His appeal to white voters and business owners are a major advantage.
As seen in ‘Alien vs. Predator,’ Hollywood alien movies can be read as depicting Black people as monsters to be feared.
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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?
Black youth suffer the negative effects of programs that bring police and racial discrimination into schools.
Waterloo Region District School Board’s suspension of the Student Resource Officer program is one step toward ending racism in schools but much more still needs to be done.