Floyd's murder, in the crucible of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and police brutality, has sparked a diverse rebellion against the scourge of systemic racism.
The oft-repeated mantra of "we are not a racist country" provides comfort to many Canadians that racism and white supremacy are uniquely American problems, but nothing could be further from the truth.
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, we are seeing a diverse, Black youth-led uprising against racial injustice.
Aside from outside agitators and opportunists, there is also a strong possibility that police force agents-provocateur have infiltrated the U.S. anti-racism demonstrations.
Tools for allies of the ongoing protests against police brutality.
This tragedy is yet another reminder of how police continue to fail our community, and that we can't trust an institution that inherently views Black people as a threat.
Some of the same politicians who banned Muslim women from wearing the niqab are the same public figures now recommending face coverings be worn in public during the pandemic.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, reports indicate an alarming rise in anti-Asian racist attacks. Christine Cheung's work seeks to help targets and bystanders respond to those incidents.
May 13, 2020
This is the second instalment of our Anti-Racism Conference featuring Hudan Hassan and Lynn Ly on May 13, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Will Canada suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement during the coronavirus pandemic to uphold human rights and global public health?