Image: Kyle Curlew
Queen's history of white supremacy much longer than one racist party | Dec 1 2016 | Kyle Curlew | National controversy flared up after the revelation of pictures from a party held near Queen's University campus where students dressed in racist costumes. But the problem is much deeper.
Israel-Palestine: What has caused the crisis and how can we bring an end to it? | Nov 30 2016 | Independent Jewish Voices, Sid Shniad | A look at the history of anti-Semitism and the different responses to it can point us in the direction of a resolution to this crisis.
Protesting white supremacy in Washington, DC
Hundreds protest outside white supremacist conference in Washington | Nov 30 2016 | Redeye Collective | Lacy MacAuley is a member of the DC Anti-Fascist Coalition. She was one of several hundred people who gathered outside a conference hosted by the National Policy Institute last week.
Image: Facebook/Broadbent Institute
Van Jones: Canada needs to stand tall against Trump's 'whitelash' election win | Nov 30 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | The former Obama White House adviser and CNN political pundit visited Toronto last week and gave Canada some advice on responding to a Trump White House.
Image: Facebook
Queen's racist costumes not 'just a party' for students and graduates of colour | Nov 30 2016 | Kevin Hurren | Attempts to shrug off the racist party at Queen's denies the real prejudice facing students and graduates of colour every day.
More than 600 attend multi-faith solidarity event in Ottawa against racism
A rally against hate at Machzikei Hadas synagogue | Nov 27 2016 | Dennis Gruending | More than 600 people attended a recent multi-faith solidarity event at an Ottawa synagogue against racism and xenophobia.
Stop Deportation
The Dream Act registrants are now vulnerable to Trump's deportation threats | Nov 24 2016 | President Obama must protect them. Wherever we are, we have to stand for status for all.
Photo: Tony Hoffarth/flickr
Taking racist sports logos to court: Sports, tropes and prospects for change | Nov 24 2016 | Pro Bono, Safia J. Lakhani | An application for an injunction preventing the dissemination of the team name of the "Cleveland Indians" has drawn renewed attention to the issue of racial stereotyping in sports.
Photo: Tony Webster/flickr
Trump likely to turn peaceful Black protests into race war | Nov 24 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The soft, itchy underbelly of American racism has been given a good scratching by Donald Trump. Whatever damage he is likely to do around the globe, at home he is going to inflame existing tensions.
Photo: Ted Drake/flickr
Carding: An open letter to the City of Toronto and Province of Ontario from Black intellectuals, writers and organizers | Nov 23 2016 | various | On Nov. 17, 2016, the Toronto Police Services Board voted to continue the practice of carding in a revised form. Organizers and community members speak out against this practice in an open letter.
Responding to everyday bigotry | Nov 23 2016 | For some of us, this is a guide to having integrity this holiday season.

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We write statements, call for reform, yet police violence against unarmed Black men and women continues. We need action and we need it now.

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