Anti-Racism

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Reimagining feminism on International Women's Day | Mar 4 2015 | Harsha Walia | How can we reimagine the dominant liberal framing of feminism? Embracing a multitude of feminisms can diversify our understandings of how oppression is experienced, as well as resisted.
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Nova Scotia's problematic top-down approach to race relations | Mar 3 2015 | Stephen Kimber | In the week the never-ending Africville issue returned to court, a new decision on Black education is just one more they-never-learn example of government's top-down approach to racial concerns.
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Open letter: To Chris Alexander from concerned Canadian citizens | Mar 3 2015 | various | Concerned Canadian citizens respond to Chris Alexander's recent comments about a woman's right to choose to wear a niqab or hijab during a citizenship oath.
Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni on Black history, present and future | Feb 28 2015 | WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni talks with Margaret Prescod of community radio KPFK-FM in Los Angeles, about America's Black history, Black present and Black future.
Edmonton TFW Protest
Tireless promoters of temporary foreign workers have fallen silent...Why's that? | Feb 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!
Ending discrimination against First Nations children in Canada | Feb 26 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
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rabble radio episode 162: Restorative justice -- what it is and isn't | Feb 26 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Moira Donovan wrote an article for rabble.ca exploring the question, what is restorative justice? Today on rabble radio, Moira introduces us to some of the answers she's found.
Mixed-race/hybrid-identity and organizing | Feb 23 2015 | The F Word | Adrienne and guests discuss how critical understandings of race are significant to developing a feminist politics and praxis.
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'50 Years Since Malcolm X's Assassination: The Legacy Endures; The Struggle Continues!' | Feb 23 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A panel discussion in Halifax reflecting on Malcolm X's faith and contribution to the struggle for African-American civil rights.
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Islamophobia and the shifting face of anti-Semitism | Feb 20 2015 | Rick Salutin | In Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's world view, anti-Semitism is an eternal, inexplicable, malignant force. But today it takes a different form than it did in the 1930s.
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Guest in a stolen house: On immigration, colonialism and Canada | Feb 19 2015 | Sharon O Nyangweso | Can one truly be an ally to First Nations people in Canada if they participate in its colonial structures? What if one comes from a country that was damaged by colonialism?
'Because it is not African': Conversations about gender identity with Africans | Feb 17 2015 | Sharon O Nyangweso | Sharon O Nyangweso reflects on her identity as an African feminist and what it means in terms of the fluid history of her ancestors.

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Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in
"Anti-oppression has become a commodity" 6079_Smith_W said... When it comes right down to it I have heard far more forceful arguments which also ask me to accept...

Events

Vancouver
Sat, Mar 21, 2015
8th Annual Community March Against Racism

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Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Black history about more than one month
A student shouldn't have to wait for a specific day or month to celebrate and find empowerment in the freedom to be who they are.

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