It's hard to imagine the same outcome if Adam Skelly were a Black or brown restaurant owner.
Listener beware, you’re in for a scare!
Lauren Speed was surprised when other Black women supported her interracial relationship.
Although Black History Month is celebrated in many schools, some parents feel there is still a long way to go.
"First and foremost, sexuality is political."
His play "Secrets of a Black Boy" made waves in Canada and beyond.
"Healing is a fundamental part of everybody’s experience."
They have a "for us, by us" policy.
An impersonal decision-making process excludes communities whose stories need to be heard.
Learning to adapt my family's traditional dishes was a delicious challenge.
He knows his sons will have challenges defining themselves.
"Now that I’m being read and seen as a man, I really now understand the importance of unlearning what I was taught."
"There has to be space for us to have conversations with each other."
Inexplicably, research data on minority and female populations is not collected in Canada — seemingly a theme in this country.
What is shocking is how many white folks are trying to distance themselves from the problem instead of being part of the solution.
Largely speaking, race is not something that tends to bother very young children. So when I discovered that my four-year-old daughter and two-year-old son were the only black children in their new preschool, I wasn't sure how to feel.
Dear white women, you do not speak for me. You are not the standard for representing all "wombn," especially in Quebec. You need to stop appropriating. If you truly are committed to progressing the natural birth movement, you will focus on understanding and addressing your individual and collective place of privilege and embedded assumption of white supremacy.
What Rachel does not seem to understand is the black experience is beyond liking some photos in a magazine. It's beyond waking up in the morning one day and completely changing your look. It does not include spending hours at a tanning salon, frizzing your hair to get tight curls and going to a Historically Black College or University. Walk in our shoes and feel the sting of being called the N-word. Tell us how much you want to be black when you are in an elevator, and a white person holds onto their purse so tightly as if the only purpose you have in life is to take something from them.
It's exhausting having to constantly point out privilege, what it is, how it operates and how it's insidious and thus extremely hard to see or understand when you have so much of it; which is precisely why even those feminists with the best intentions can get caught up defending their own story instead of listening to the stories of those more oppressed.
I'm a white woman who has spent my life advocating for women's rights in Afghanistan. Unapologetic for my lack of shared ethnicity with those I have strived to defend, I've heard an array of logic-bending criticisms, from subtle critiques veiled in the buzzwords of post-modernism, like the suggestion that all development workers inherently occupy a 'hegemonic' position, to less creative and cruder name calling.