Slavery

Podcast
Sep 8, 2015
Nona Faustine

Nona Faustine: Artist provocateur

MsRepresent
The Brooklyn born and raised photographer shares the stories behind her latest series, "White Shoes," New York's slave trading history and why #BlackLivesMatter.
News
Feb 21, 2014
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Why we need to rethink Black History Month

Cheryl Thompson
Before an entire generation of Canadians grow tired or apathetic towards a month that so many people fought for, it's time to rethink Black History Month.
Blog
Jan 7, 2014

Out of darkness, the light

David Suzuki
World events viewed in isolation may make it appear as though humanity is moving backward, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
Podcast
Aug 31, 2013
Karlee Sapoznik on slavery

Karlee Sapoznik on slavery and social change

face2face
In this episode Karlee gets passionate about social change, making a difference and how slavery is something we should not turn a blind eye towards.
Podcast
May 28, 2013
Angela Davis

150 Years Later: Abolition in the 21st century

Progressive Voices
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, Angela Davis, esteemed activist, scholar and educator, gives a free lecture at Liuna Station in Hamilton, Ontario.
Book Review
Feb 15, 2013

Lincoln, Marx and the struggle against slavery

Derrick Morrison
Robin Blackburn introduces this collection of speeches, essays and correspondence, which includes the inaugural addresses of President Abraham Lincoln and the writings of Karl Marx.
Columnists
Mar 21, 2012

Black in Latin America

Celebrating and honouring the formidable production, influence and resilience of Africa's descendants in the Americas, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Activist Toolkit

Chloe Cooley Incident

On This Day
The Chloe Cooley incident is one example of Canada's long history of slavery
News
Feb 16, 2010
The children of Haiti are recovering. Photo taken Feb. 9, 2010. Credit: Graham Lavery.

A letter to Haiti

M. NourbeSe Philip
A month after the devastating earthquake that killed at least 217,000 Haitians, award-winning Canadian writer M. NourbeSe Philip writes an open letter to honour a country and a people she loves.

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