RACISM

Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
2 days ago
News

Nova Scotia Suspends Police Street Checks Following Report On Racial Profiling

The report found black Halifax residents are six times more likely to be stopped by cops than white Haligonians.
Manisha Krishnan
3 days ago
News

Facebook’s White Nationalist Ban Spotlights Conservatives’ Faith Goldy Ties

The former Rebel Media personality was finally banned from the platform, but she leaves behind a long legacy of rubbing shoulders with Canada’s most powerful conservatives.
Mack Lamoureux
4.9.19
News

Facebook Bans Faith Goldy, Other Canadian Far-Right Groups and Figures

The Canadian Anti-Hate Network said that Goldy was the “test as to whether [the new white nationalist] policy would be meaningful in Canada.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.8.19
News

Toronto Parking Cop Allegedly Under Investigation for Racist Twitter Account

The account reportedly spewed racist comments using the hashtag #BlueLivesMatter.
Rachel Browne
4.5.19
News

Indigenous Man Sentenced To 10 Months In Jail For Weed Possession Under The Cannabis Act

Rodney Clayton Felix is believed to be the first to be sentenced for a weed crime since legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
Film

'Us' Is a Complex Metaphor for Black Mental Health

Jordan Peele's horror noire hit reflects what's beneath the surface of the black experience.
Aaron Barksdale
3.28.19
RACISM

What I Learned About Racism as the Only Chinese Person at a 'Chinese' Festival

Every year, 20,000 people come together to wear eyeliner and shout "Ni hao" at each other at a Chinese festival in the Bavarian town of Dietfurt.
Marvin Xin Ku
3.28.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Christchurch Shooting Suspect Donated to a Far-Right Group Active in Canada

The alleged gunman donated $2,000 to Generation Identity in 2018—a far-right group that has a chapter in Canada under the name ID Canada.
Mack Lamoureux
3.27.19
hate crimes

All charges dropped against actor Jussie Smollett

The "Empire" actor was accused of faking a hate crime against himself.
Tess Owen
3.26.19
News

Jordan Peterson’s ‘12 Rules’ Book Pulled From New Zealand Shelves Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
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