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Trudeau announcing support for Black entrepreneurs at a press conference in September 2020. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter
Yafet Tewelde | The normalizing of whiteness through the conflation of all non-white groups under the term "racialized" is endemic to how racism operates in Canada.
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Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | An inquiry into the conduct of Federal Court Judge Robin Camp when he presided over a sexual assault trial raises some hard questions about the impartiality of the Canadian justice system.
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Jim Silver | If you're following the federal election campaign you would think that poverty in Canada has been eliminated. Yet poverty continues to be a major problem in Canada.
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Harsha Walia | As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
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Harsha Walia | Over the past 13 years, the War on Terror has been one of linguistic and legal contortions that allow the state to fortify itself with increasing policing and surveillance powers.
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Thomas Ponniah | When participants in the recent Brazilian protests were polled on who would be their choice for the country's next president, a striking pick was Chief Justice Joaquim Barbosa.
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Syed Hussan | While the wearing of religious symbols is defended, poor and working-class immigrants themselves are being excluded from the entire country.
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Obert Madondo | Last Friday marked the 31st day of my indefinite hunger strike against Prime Minister Stephen Harper's new draconian crime law, deceptively christened "Safe Streets and Communities Act."
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Amy Goodman | "My name is Kenneth Chamberlain. This is my sworn testimony. White Plains police are going to come in here and kill me." And that's just what they did.
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Immigration Legal Committee | As we mark Refugee Rights Day today, the Conservatives are advancing new legislation that will choke off access to refugee status and disproportionately shut the door to poor people of colour.
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Michele Landsberg | It's the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and several weeks after Black History Month; have you checked your racial awareness recently?
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Thomas Ponniah | 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.