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Apartheid schools: The return of segregation in the U.S. | Apr 24 2014 | Amy Goodman | With the U.S. Supreme Court decision supporting Michigan's ban against affirmative action in state university admissions and the increasing resegregation of schools, segregation may be alive and well.
Reproductive justice and criminalization of black and brown women | Apr 20 2014 | Migrant Matters Radio | This lecture by Tina Reynolds from WORTH outlines the impact of criminalization on the fastest growing population within the U.S. penal system, in the context of women's health.
Toolkit to Abolish Racist Native Mascots | Apr 11 2014 | Tips to help you take on racist native mascots
Photo: Parti Québécois/flickr
Au revoir, Pauline: Goodbye to Quebec's time of division | Apr 11 2014 | Monia Mazigh | Pauline Marois's strategists thought that by raising the spectre of a "Muslim invasion" they would succeed as the Front National in France did. But Quebec isn't France and North America isn't Europe.
Being Chinese in Quebec | Apr 9 2014 | Scott Neigh | Parker Mah talks about "Being Chinese in Quebec," a documentary film about how young Chinese Quebeckers experience identity, community, race and the place they call home.
Photo courtesy of The Awan Family Support Committee
In refuge on Refugee Rights Day: The Awan family story | Apr 4 2014 | The Awan Family Support Committee | The Awan family have been in refuge in a Montreal church since August 2013. A year after Bill C-31's implementation, in a context of escalating attacks on refugees, the story of their struggle.
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Canadian schools must be culturally inclusive. Why aren't they? | Apr 4 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | Earlier this month, the Toronto District School Board was in hot water after its plan to help Somali-Canadian youth better succeed in school became controversial.
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'Worth it?': Canada exits Afghanistan | Apr 4 2014 | Gregory Shupak | Mainstream coverage of Canada's exit from Afghanistan has ranged from unquestioning celebration of Canadian state work to asking if the war was worthwhile. So, was it worth it?
image: Clara Pasieka
Now playing in progressive film: Two new films explore colour and culture | Apr 4 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | It is getting to be film festival season. This month Amira Elghawaby reviews two new films: one animated, one docudrama which explore issues of colour and culture.
It Gets Fatter | Mar 27 2014 | Body positivity Tumblr created "by fat queer people of colour, for fat people of colour"
Racism against African asylum-seekers in Israel | Mar 24 2014 | Redeye Collective | Canada accepts 96% of all refugee applicants from Eritrea. Israel officially accepts none, yet more than 60,000 are living there with no help or protection from the state.
In prostitution, 'race, class and sex intersect in the worst of ways to subjugate Native women' | Mar 20 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A short documentary which aired on CTV last month looks at Indigenous women and prostitution in Canada.

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Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
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

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Every year on March 21, Canadians from all walks of life commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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