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"Black lives matter. Can we say that? Because if you can't even say it, how can people feel it?"
Make It Awkward is a conversation about what's acceptable and what's not acceptable.
Allies must create the "teachable moments," one Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder says.
It's not an innocent question.
"I don't think you could deny that our country has an issue with racism."
Québec's credo is "Je me souviens", which loosely translates to "I will remember". But there is never a bad time to appropriate this mantra in the rest of Canada, to understand where we've come from and appreciate how far we've come as the world's first nation to adopt a federal multiculturalism policy. To that end, here are some low-lights of Canadian history.