racism

Blog
Mar 20, 2020
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COVID-19: Is the university up to the task?

Sunera Thobani
The COVID-19 crisis reveals how unreliable and unprepared key institutions remain in the face of potentially unmitigated -- but foreseeable -- disaster.
Blog
Jul 2, 2019
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Historicizing whiteness -- or not

Raluca Bejan
The presumption that there is a universal, global process of racial formation is conceptually and historically flawed.
Blog
Mar 27, 2019
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Black lives matter in Canada, as well

Robyn Maynard
Machuar Madut's death was not inevitable, and it is both possible and necessary to demand that he deserved -- and that we all deserve -- better.
Columnists
Feb 7, 2019

Racism can't be scrubbed away

The legacy of slavery in the United States lives on in countless, often deadly, ways. Racism, like the shoe polish Virginia's Governor Northam used on his face, can't simply be scrubbed away.

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