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Posts tagged as “anti-racism”

Just How Systemic Is Anti-Black Racism in Canada? Part 1: Africville

The story of systemic Anti-Black Racism in Canada did not begin 5, 10, or even 50 years ago. It began over 100 years ago in Bedford, a community in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Here, Black people once unified in a home they called Africville. Africville was the first region in Canada that was once owned by a large population of African-Canadians, and perhaps the last....

Insights for Canada: George Floyd and the Anti-Racism Revolution | Op-Ed

Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25th, protests against state sanctioned violence, police brutality and anti-Black racism have taken place in over 58 countries and counting. Canadians in every major city in the country have taken to the streets in protest. This is no longer a period of civil disobedience, but one of revolution.