Stories about alternative worlds can be a powerful way of critiquing the problems of our own world.
This is the full transcript for Don’t Call Me Resilient, episode 1: What’s in a word? How to confront 150 years of racial stereotypes and language.
‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin,’ the best seller of the 19th century, is not a relic from the past. The complex Uncle Tom figure still has a hold over Black politics.
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.
Reparations to African Canadians for enslavement and historical injustices need not be financial payments to every individual African Canadian. Instead funds for specific groups are a viable option.
In the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a protective mask signifies a commitment to the social and collective good of society. But that changes when a face mask is worn by Black and racialized people.
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.
Does the new film misrepresent Harriet Tubman’s legacy as claimed by many Twitter users?
How do we reconcile the daily racism that Black people face in our country with our public expressions of multicultural pride?
The Raptors’ success in reaching the NBA final for the first time in the franchise’s history is an opportunity to reflect on the diversity of the team.
Barbershop Talks use the idea of the “barbershop around the corner” as a place to meet and discuss ideas and create a safe space for Black men and boys to talk openly about masculinity.